Trains run direct train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly around 3 times per hour, and journeys take a little over 2 hours. The services are run by Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains).
Onboard you will find a shop selling a range of hot and cold drinks, snacks plus newspapers and magazines, and free Wi-Fi. There are also on-board storage facilities for bicycles, but as space is at a premium it is best to reserve a space in advance by calling 0345 528 0253* (unfortunately it's not possible to make bike reservations online).
*Calls to this number are charged at standard BT rates. Other operators may vary.
Information correct at time of writing (September 2020). May be subject to change.
The average journey time by train between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly is 2 hours and 35 minutes, with around 88 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 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly is 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly can start from as little as £25 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly without having to change trains. There are 88 direct trains from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly leaves at 05:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly leaves at 23:34. 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 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly cover a distance of around 161 miles (259 km) during the journey.
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