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Warrington to Manchester by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Warrington to Manchester by train, over a distance of around 16 miles (26 km). There are normally 183 trains per day traveling from Warrington to Manchester and tickets for this journey start from $3.99 when you book in advance.

First train

04:58

Last train

00:17

Departure station

Warrington

Arrival station

Manchester

Journey time

From 19m

Distance

16 miles (26 km)

Frequency

183 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $3.99

Train operators

TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Transport for Wales

Warrington to Manchester train times

Check out the next trains departing from Warrington to Manchester for domingo mar 3º 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:02 On timewarrington bank quay11:20 On timemanchester victorianorthern Off PeakGet tickets1h 18m, direct
10:05 On timewarrington central10:36 On timemanchester oxford roadPlatform 1 northern Off PeakGet tickets31m, direct
10:05 On timewarrington central10:40 On timemanchester piccadillytranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets35m, direct
10:20 On timewarrington bank quay11:30 On timemanchester piccadillytransport for wales Off PeakGet tickets1h 10m, direct
10:47 On timewarrington central11:13 On timemanchester piccadillyPlatform 1 transpennine express Off PeakGet tickets26m, direct

Travel from Warrington to Manchester by train in 19 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Warrington to Manchester by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Warrington to Manchester by train is 31 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 19 minutes. You'll usually find 183 trains per day traveling the 26 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Manchester.

Book train tickets from Warrington to Manchester in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $3.99. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Warrington to Manchester

Want to know more about your journey from Warrington to Manchester? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Warrington to Manchester take?

The average journey time by train between Warrington and Manchester is 31 minutes, with around 183 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Warrington and Manchester by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Warrington to Manchester is 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Warrington to Manchester cost?

Train tickets from Warrington to Manchester can start from as little as $3.99 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.

Is there a direct train from Warrington to Manchester?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Warrington to Manchester without having to change trains. There are 183 direct trains from Warrington to Manchester each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Warrington to Manchester leave?

The first train from Warrington to Manchester leaves at 04:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Warrington to Manchester leave?

The last train from Warrington to Manchester leaves at 00:17. 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.

What's the distance between Warrington and Manchester by train?

Trains travelling from Warrington to Manchester cover a distance of around 16 miles (26 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Manchester to Warrington.

Cheap train tickets from Warrington to Manchester

Train tickets from Warrington to Manchester start at $3.99 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Warrington to Manchester is right for you.

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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.

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