It takes an average of 16m to travel from Manchester to Irlam by train, over a distance of around 8 miles (14 km). There are normally 50 trains per day travelling from Manchester to Irlam and tickets for this journey start from £5.20 when you book in advance.
8 miles (14 km)
50 trains per day
Direct trains available
Want to find out more about taking the train from Manchester to Irlam? Look no further.
You'll usually find 50 trains per day running between Manchester and Irlam, which usually take 16 minutes to complete the 8 miles (14 km) journey. It can take as little as 9 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. TransPennine Express trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Irlam.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Manchester to Irlam start from £5.20 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester and Irlam is 16 minutes, with around 50 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 Manchester to Irlam is 9 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester to Irlam can start from as little as £5.20 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 Manchester to Irlam without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from Manchester to Irlam each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester to Irlam leaves at 06:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester to Irlam leaves at 23:28. 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 Manchester to Irlam cover a distance of around 8 miles (14 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Irlam to Manchester.
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 to Irlam is right for you.
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