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Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly

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  1. expected to depart at 
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    16:53
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    17:01
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2
    17:26
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1
    18:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    16:56
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    17:06
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2
    17:26
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1
    18:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    17:24
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    17:32
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:02
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:41
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    17:57
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    18:06
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:26
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 1
    17:59
    Runcorn
    Platform 1
    18:11
    Frodsham
    Platform 1
    18:30
    Frodsham
    Platform 2
    19:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 1
    18:03
    Runcorn
    Platform 1
    18:22
    Crewe
    Platform 5
    18:48
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:39
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    18:24
    Runcorn
    Platform 2
    18:32
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:02
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:41
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:01
    Runcorn
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:09
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:24
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:11
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:03
    Runcorn
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:21
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    19:37
    Crewe
    Platform 6
    20:19
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Runcorn
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:23
    Runcorn
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:32
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:02
    Liverpool South Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:41
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Train Fares from: £18.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 2
  • How long does it take to travel from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly by train?

    The average journey time between Runcorn and Manchester Piccadilly is . On an average weekday, there are 82 trains travelling from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly cost?

    Train tickets from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly can start from as little as £18.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Runcorn and Manchester Piccadilly?

    The distance between Runcorn and Manchester Piccadilly is 23 miles.

    Distance: 23 miles
  • What time is the first train from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly?

    The first train from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly departs at .

    What time is the last train from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly?

    The last train from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly 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.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly for Friday 24th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
16:5318:111h 18m, 1 change
16:5618:111h 15m, 1 change
17:2418:411h 17m, 1 change
17:5719:111h 14m, 1 change
17:5919:241h 25m, 1 change
18:0319:391h 36m, 1 change
18:2419:411h 17m, 1 change
19:0120:111h 10m, 1 change
19:0320:191h 16m, 1 change
19:2320:411h 18m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Runcorn to Manchester Piccadilly

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