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Introducing Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains are one of the primary high-speed rail operators in the UK, providing train services from London Euston, along with a number of major terminals including Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Train ticket prices and timetables can be seen here, as well as first class information and updates on upgrades from standard class tickets.

Why not plan ahead by checking out our Virgin Trains train times page.

Peak Hour

Peak Hours

Trains leaving London Euston before 09:26 am and 15:01 and 18:44 pm

Contact Information

Contact Information

Travel Inquiries: 03445 56 56 50
Twitter Customer Help: @VirginTrains

Cycle Policy

Cycle Policy

Virgin Trains can carry up to four bikes free of charge, but must be reserved in advance.



WiFi is complimentary in first class, and can be purchased if sat in standard class.

First Class

First Class

All services carry a First Class service, with £10 upgrades on weekends and bank holidays.

Lost Property

Lost Property

Contact Virgin Trains directly with details of your journey, time of travel and a description of the lost item.

Manchester to London

Virgin Trains from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston is the primary line for the rail operator. The train service provides a high-speed service between the 2 major cities, with journeys taking just 2 hours on the direct train. Using the modern and high speed Pendolino trains, the Manchester Piccadilly train offers passengers a smooth and comfortable ride. With an on-board refreshment carriage and first class upgrades available during travel, it makes for a pleasant journey for frequent travellers and leisurely travel. Peak time trains for this service run 4 trains every hour, with off peak train times changing to 3 per hour, with the same travel time.

Discover where Virgin Trains can take you


Trains to Manchester


Trains to Glasgow


Trains to Edinburgh


Trains to Liverpool


Virgin Trains Routes

Virgin Train travel routes also include high-speed rail links to Birmingham New Street, Glasgow and Edinburgh. These links provide Virgin travellers with excellent routes between the major UK cities, giving commuters the chance to make meetings, and families the opportunities to explore new attractions on a spontaneous day trip out.  With 16-25, Two Together and a number of regional railcards, travelling by Virgin has become hassle free and affordable.

Virgin rail links, including stations at Milton Keynes Central, Coventry, Crewe and Liverpool, also offer connections to other rail services, including West Midlands, Northern and MerseyRail. With these links, Virgin passengers can get instant access from suburban stations into busy city centres on a quick and relaxing train.

About Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains took over the Intercity West Coast franchise in 1999, and have since introduced modern new Pendolino trains, that allow tilting while still travelling at high-speed. Virgin Trains offer complimentary Wifi to all first class passengers, but a fee for those travelling in standard class. Train times, time tables and service information can be found both on trains and at stations, as well as any train operators on board.


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