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York to Manchester Airport by train

It takes an average of 2h 5m to travel from York to Manchester Airport by train, over a distance of around 63 miles (102 km). There are normally 56 trains per day travelling from York to Manchester Airport and tickets for this journey start from £13.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 42m
PriceFrom £13.90
Distance63 miles (102 km)
Frequency56 trains per day
Departure stationYork
Arrival stationManchester Airport
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransPennine Express

York to Manchester Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from York to Manchester Airport 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
19:20 On timeyork21:11 On timemanchester airportPlat. 10 transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 51m, direct
19:48 On timeyork22:02 On timemanchester airportPlat. 9 transpennine express PeakGet tickets2h 14m, 2 changes
20:20 On timeyork22:53 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 transpennine express PeakGet tickets2h 33m, 2 changes
21:05 On timeyork23:25 On timemanchester airportPlat. 10 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets2h 20m, 2 changes
21:28 On timeyork23:28 On timemanchester airportPlat. 4 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets2h 0m, direct
22:28 On timeyork00:19 On timemanchester airportPlat. 4 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 51m, direct
01:38 On timeyork03:59 On timemanchester airportPlat. 10 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets2h 21m, direct
02:47 On timeyork05:22 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets2h 35m, direct
04:40 york07:32 On timemanchester airportPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets2h 52m, 2 changes
06:18 york08:13 manchester airportPlat. 9 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 55m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from York to Manchester Airport? 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 York to Manchester Airport take?

The average journey time by train between York and Manchester Airport is 2 hours and 5 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 York and Manchester Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from York to Manchester Airport is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from York to Manchester Airport cost?

Train ticket prices from York to Manchester Airport can start from as little as £13.90 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 York to Manchester Airport?

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

What time does the first train from York to Manchester Airport leave?

The first train from York to Manchester Airport leaves at 02:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from York to Manchester Airport leave?

The last train from York to Manchester Airport leaves at 02:25. 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 York and Manchester Airport by train?

Trains travelling from York to Manchester Airport cover a distance of around 63 miles (102 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from York to Manchester Airport

Train tickets from York to Manchester Airport start at £13.90 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 York to Manchester Airport 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.

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