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Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 2h 36m to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 161 miles (259 km). There are normally 54 trains per day travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £18.50 when you book in advance.

First train

04:02

Last train

21:15

Departure station

Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival station

London Euston

Journey time

From 2h 6m

Distance

161 miles (259 km)

Frequency

54 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £18.50

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston train times

Check out the next trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston for Friday 1st March 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:05 On timemanchester piccadilly07:27 On timelondon eustonPlat. 5 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 22m, direct
05:11 On timemanchester piccadilly07:53 On timelondon eustonPlat. 7 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets2h 42m, 1 change
05:55 manchester piccadilly08:10 london eustonPlat. 5 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 15m, direct
06:03 manchester piccadilly09:06 london eustonPlat. 8 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 3m, direct
06:15 manchester piccadilly08:23 london eustonPlat. 7 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 8m, direct

Travelling by train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

Want to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston usually takes around 2h 32m but can take just 1h 59m on the fastest services, with around 56 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Train travel is significantly better for the environment than other modes of transport, such as car and plane. In fact, you save 67% on CO2 emissions when you choose train over car*.

You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast on this route. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets, and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your journey.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time and get a Railcard. You can check ticket prices in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times from Manchester to London, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

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 36 minutes, with around 54 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 2 hours and 6 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 £18.50 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 54 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 04:02. 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 £18.50 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

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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 Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston 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.

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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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