Trains from

Manchester to London

  1. on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    London Euston
    0 changes
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
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    London Euston
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
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    London Euston
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
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    London Euston
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Journey information from Manchester to London

  • Train Fares from: £18.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 47
  • Distance: 163 miles (262 km)
  • Train operators: Virgin Trains
  • Origin: Manchester
  • Destination: London

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  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester to London by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester and London is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 47 trains per day travelling from Manchester to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Manchester to London?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Manchester to London.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester and London?

    The distance between Manchester and London is 163 miles.

    Distance: 163 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester to London?

    The first train from Manchester to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester to London?

    The last train from Manchester to London departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Manchester to London

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Manchester to London here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

Find journey information for London to Manchester

Did you know you could also travel from Manchester to London by bus? Find out more about that journey here.