It takes an average of 1h 49m to travel from York to Manchester Piccadilly by train, over a distance of around 57 miles (92 km). There are normally 57 trains per day travelling from York to Manchester Piccadilly and tickets for this journey start from £11 when you book in advance.
From 1h 29m
57 miles (92 km)
57 trains per day
Direct trains available
Looking to travel from York to Manchester Piccadilly by train? You've come to the right place!
The train from York to Manchester Piccadilly usually takes around 1h 40m but can take just 1h 18m on the fastest services, with around 47 trains running on this popular route every day. 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.
You’ll be travelling on a TransPennine Express service on your way to York, as they operate all trains on this route. During your journey with TransPennine Express, you can enjoy free WiFi, plug sockets and access to an onboard entertainment platform.
Want to save money? Why not travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from York to Manchester Piccadilly with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.
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 Piccadilly is right for you.
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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