It takes an average of 2h 10m to travel from York to Manchester Airport by train, over a distance of around 63 miles (102 km). There are normally 34 trains per day travelling from York to Manchester Airport and tickets for this journey start from £11 when you book in advance.
From 1h 49m
63 miles (102 km)
34 trains per day
Direct trains available
Thinking about taking the train from York to Manchester Airport? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 2 hours 10 minutes to travel the 63 miles (102 km) from York to Manchester Airport by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 49 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 34 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling with TransPennine Express for all or at least part of your journey to Manchester Airport.
Book train tickets from York to Manchester Airport in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £11.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Manchester Airport by train, or check our timetable above to view live train times.
The average journey time by train between York and Manchester Airport is 2 hours and 10 minutes, with around 34 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 York to Manchester Airport is 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Train ticket prices from York to Manchester Airport can start from as little as £11 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 York to Manchester Airport without having to change trains. There are 34 direct trains from York to Manchester Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from York to Manchester Airport leaves at 02:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from York to Manchester Airport leaves at 01:53. 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 York to Manchester Airport cover a distance of around 63 miles (102 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Manchester Airport to York.
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