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|Avg. Train Duration:||131|
|Trains arrive in:||Manchester|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Train Ticket Price:||£ 42|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains|
Direct services are available on trains from London to Manchester. On weekends, a change at Warrington is often necessary and on Sunday services take significantly longer.
Prices for Trains from London to Manchester when you book in advance
|Booking Period||Average Price|
|1 Day in Advance||£67|
|1 Week in Advance||£57|
|2 Weeks in Advance||£52|
|1 Month in Advance||£40|
|3 Months in Advance||£40|
More information about taking a London to Manchester train
While buses might offer the cheapest option between London and Manchester and flights might seem a good option as well; trains from London to Manchester offer a far more convenient and quicker alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). With appropriate planning, the journey could even be quicker when booked in advance.
Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices for a London to Manchester train decrease the further you book in advance:
Manchester, in the north-west of England, is a large city that was profoundly influenced by the industrial revolution due to its textile manufacturing, growing in a short period from a small town to become the booming metropolis it is today. The main station in Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly, which is also the terminus for trains to Manchester from London. Manchester Piccadilly Station is located very centrally within Manchester. The city’s central shopping district is easy to get to from the station and is just a simply walk down Piccadilly road until you reach the shops. Metroshuttles and trams also leave the station every 7 minutes and provide connections further central as well as to other parts of the city. Train connections to and from Manchester Airport are also available from Manchester Piccadilly Station.