Train times from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

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Trains departing after 11:42, Sat 18 Aug Next trains from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Trains departing after 11:42, Sat 18 Aug
11:42
3h 21m 2 changes
London Euston East Midlands Trains + 1 other towards Manchester Piccadilly
London Euston towards London St Pancras International
3h 21m 2 changes
2 changes East Midlands Trains + 1 other
Super off peak
15:03 11:47
Manchester Piccadilly
London St Pancras International
12:02
London St Pancras International East Midlands Trains towards Sheffield
13:55
Sheffield
14:11
Sheffield TransPennine Express towards Manchester Piccadilly
15:03
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
11:43
4h 57m 2 changes
London Euston Virgin Trains East Coast + 1 other towards Manchester Piccadilly
London Euston towards London Kings Cross
3h 57m 2 changes
2 changes Virgin Trains East Coast + 1 other
Super off peak
15:40 11:48
Manchester Piccadilly
London Kings Cross
12:03
London Kings Cross Virgin Trains East Coast towards Leeds
14:14
Leeds
14:40
Leeds TransPennine Express towards Manchester Piccadilly
15:40
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
11:45
4h 1m 4 changes
London Euston Virgin Trains + 2 others towards Manchester Piccadilly
London Euston towards London St Pancras International
4h 1m 4 changes
4 changes + 2 others
Super off peak
15:46 11:50
Manchester Piccadilly
London St Pancras International
12:05
London St Pancras International East Midlands Trains towards Bedford
12:40
Bedford Platform 4
12:55
Bedford London Midland towards Bletchley Platform 1A
13:38
Bletchley
13:48
Bletchley London Midland towards Milton Keynes Central
13:53
Milton Keynes Central
14:06
Milton Keynes Central Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
15:46
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
12:42
3h 20m 2 changes
London Euston East Midlands Trains + 1 other towards Manchester Piccadilly
London Euston towards London St Pancras International
3h 20m 2 changes
2 changes East Midlands Trains + 1 other
Super off peak
16:02 12:47
Manchester Piccadilly
London St Pancras International
13:02
London St Pancras International East Midlands Trains towards Sheffield
14:59
Sheffield
15:11
Sheffield TransPennine Express towards Manchester Piccadilly
16:02
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
12:43
4h 57m 2 changes
London Euston Virgin Trains East Coast + 1 other towards Manchester Piccadilly
London Euston towards London Kings Cross
3h 57m 2 changes
2 changes Virgin Trains East Coast + 1 other
Super off peak
16:40 12:48
Manchester Piccadilly
London Kings Cross
13:03
London Kings Cross Virgin Trains East Coast towards Leeds
15:14
Leeds
15:40
Leeds TransPennine Express towards Manchester Piccadilly
16:40
Manchester Piccadilly
clock Super Off-Peak
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London to Manchester: the journey lowdown

Travelling across the UK comes with its fair share of quandaries, so we put together this fun fact sheet to give you all the info you need to know about trains from London to Manchester.

The unofficial capital of the north, Manchester is abuzz with history and culture. From the Royal Exchange Theatre and the Manchester Art Gallery to Junkyard Golf, Manchester House and Funkademia, you can paint the town red 24/7.

Our trains run from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly frequently, so you’ve got plenty of options when booking your tickets. If you want to make a saving on them, book in advance and make sure you travel during Off-Peak times.

Average journey time from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly:
2hr 6m

How long does it take to travel from London to Manchester by train?

It takes approx. 2hr 6m to get the train from London to Manchester - so sit back, relax, and enjoy TV shows, movies, games and great reads using our free onboard entertainment service. If you’re travelling during public holidays or weekends, it may take a little longer.

Can you travel from London to Manchester direct by train?

Yes you can! All our trains go direct, starting from London Euston and ending at Manchester Piccadilly.

What time is the first train from London to Manchester

The first train leaves London Euston at 06:16. Avoid a foggy-headed early morning ticket rush and book yours in advance.

What time is the last train from London to Manchester

You can catch the last train back to Manchester at 23:00.

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