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Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 2h 32m to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 161 miles (259 km). There are normally 56 trains per day travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £25 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 59m
PriceFrom £25
Distance161 miles (259 km)
Frequency56 trains per day
Departure stationManchester Piccadilly
Arrival stationLondon Euston
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston train times

Check out the next trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston for Wednesday 12th May 2021 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
20:15 On timemanchester piccadilly22:30 On timelondon eustonPlat. 6 avanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets2h 15m, direct
20:31 On timemanchester piccadilly23:33 On timelondon eustonPlat. 10 transport for wales Off PeakGet tickets3h 2m, 1 change
21:15 On timemanchester piccadilly23:48 On timelondon eustonPlat. 8 estimatedavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets2h 33m, direct
22:07 On timemanchester piccadilly07:05 On timelondon eustonPlat. 8 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets8h 58m, 1 change
22:28 On timemanchester piccadilly07:19 london eustonPlat. 13 estimatedeast midlands railway PeakGet tickets8h 51m, 3 changes
05:05 On timemanchester piccadilly07:25 On timelondon eustonPlat. 6 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 20m, direct
05:11 On timemanchester piccadilly07:50 On timelondon eustonPlat. 8 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets2h 39m, 1 change
05:55 On timemanchester piccadilly08:22 On timelondon eustonPlat. 8 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 27m, direct
06:27 On timemanchester piccadilly09:48 On timelondon eustonPlat. 8 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 21m, direct
06:43 On timemanchester piccadilly09:01 On timelondon eustonPlat. 6 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 18m, direct

Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train

Trains depart from Manchester Piccadilly every 20 minutes or so. Most services travel directly to London Euston, arriving in about two hours and 10 minutes, although indirect journeys can take considerably longer. Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) provides most of the direct trips, and they offer First Class as well as standard coaches. You will find a shop on board where you can purchase food and drinks as well as magazines and newspapers.

*Information correct at time of writing (September 2020). May be subject to change.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston? 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 Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston take?

The average journey time by train between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston is 2 hours and 32 minutes, with around 56 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 Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston is 1 hour and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston cost?

Train ticket prices from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston 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.

Is there a direct train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston without having to change trains. There are 56 direct trains from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston leave?

The first train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston leaves at 04:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston leave?

The last train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston leaves at 21:15. 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 Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston by train?

Trains travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston cover a distance of around 161 miles (259 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

Train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston start at £25 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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