Trains from
Boston to Manchester

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  1. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:13
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:04
    Grantham
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:27
    Grantham
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:10
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    10:02
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:13
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:53
    Nottingham
    Platform 4B estimated
    08:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Boston
    07:46
    Boston
    09:20
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    11:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:45
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:20
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:51
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    12:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:41
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:31
    Grantham
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:41
    Grantham
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:46
    Leeds
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:00
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    12:50
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 3 estimated
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:41
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:13
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    13:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:50
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:22
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    14:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:50
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:41
    Grantham
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:50
    Grantham
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:26
    Doncaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:42
    Doncaster
    Platform 3B estimated
    15:02
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 10 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 10 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:50
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:23
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    15:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:50
    Boston
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:24
    Nottingham
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:47
    Nottingham
    Platform 6B estimated
    16:37
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Boston to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £51.20
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4
  • How long does it take to travel from Boston to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Boston and Manchester is . On an average weekday, there are 41 trains travelling from Boston to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Boston to Manchester by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Boston to Manchester cost?

    Train tickets from Boston to Manchester can start from as little as £51.20 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Boston to Manchester?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Boston to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Boston to Manchester.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Boston and Manchester?

    The distance between Boston and Manchester is 98 miles.

    Distance: 98 miles
  • What time is the first train from Boston to Manchester?

    The first train from Boston to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Boston to Manchester?

    The last train from Boston to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Boston to Manchester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Boston to Manchester for Monday 20th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
06:1310:023h 49m, 2 changes
06:1310:374h 24m, 1 change
07:4611:373h 51m, 1 change
08:4512:373h 52m, 1 change
09:4112:503h 9m, 2 changes
09:4113:373h 56m, 1 change
10:5014:373h 47m, 1 change
11:5015:023h 12m, 2 changes
11:5015:373h 47m, 1 change
12:5016:373h 47m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Boston to Manchester

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Book in advance.

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Consider a Season Ticket.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.