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Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

London to Manchester Airport by train

Departure station


Arrival station

Manchester Airport


157 miles (253 km)


From £15.80

London to Manchester Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Manchester Airport for Thursday 18th July 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.
06:29 On timelondon euston08:52 On timemanchester airportavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 23m, 1 change
06:46 On timelondon euston09:25 On timemanchester airportavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 39m, 1 change
07:33 On timelondon euston09:52 On timemanchester airportavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 19m, 1 change
07:53 On timelondon euston10:25 On timemanchester airportavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 32m, 1 change
08:33 On timelondon euston10:52 On timemanchester airportavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 19m, 1 change

Journey details

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

How much does the train from London to Manchester Airport cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Manchester Airport can start from as little as £15.80 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.

What's the distance between London and Manchester Airport by train?

Trains travelling from London to Manchester Airport cover a distance of around 157 miles (253 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Manchester Airport

Train tickets from London to Manchester Airport start at £15.80 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 London to Manchester Airport is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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

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