It takes an average of 2h 42m to travel from Manchester to Middlesbrough by train, over a distance of around 86 miles (139 km). There are normally 50 trains per day traveling from Manchester to Middlesbrough and tickets for this journey start from $21.34 when you book in advance.
From 2h 16m
86 miles (139 km)
50 trains per day
Direct trains available
Want to find out more about taking the train from Manchester to Middlesbrough? Look no further.
You'll usually find 50 trains per day running between Manchester and Middlesbrough, which usually take 2 hours 42 minutes to complete the 139 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 16 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.
You can save money on train tickets from Manchester to Middlesbrough if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $21.34. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
The average journey time by train between Manchester and Middlesbrough is 2 hours and 42 minutes, with around 50 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester to Middlesbrough is 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Train tickets from Manchester to Middlesbrough can start from as little as $21.34 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Middlesbrough without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from Manchester to Middlesbrough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester to Middlesbrough leaves at 03:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester to Middlesbrough leaves at 20:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Manchester to Middlesbrough cover a distance of around 86 miles (139 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Middlesbrough to Manchester.
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