Shortest travel time:
2 h 7 m
Longest travel time:
3 h 13 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$48
Avg. daily departures:
47
Earliest departure:
05:05
Latest departure:
21:15
Manchester
Manchester train stations
Piccadilly station
Manchester city centre, City of Manchester, United Kingdom
Victoria station
Manchester city centre, City of Manchester, United Kingdom
294 km
London
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London train stations
Kings Cross
Kings Cross Local authority , London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom
St. Pancras Int
Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK, London, United Kingdom
Euston
London NW1 2DU, UK, London, United Kingdom
Bridge
20 Stainer St, London SE1 9RL, London, United Kingdom
Paddington
Praed St, Paddington, London, London, United Kingdom
Marylebone
Melcombe Pl, Marylebone, London NW1 6JJ, London, United Kingdom
Victoria
Victoria St, Victoria, London SW1E 5ND, London, United Kingdom

Manchester to London Train Information

You are definitely going to enjoy your travel from beautifully rich Manchester to the many-sided UK capital, London, as a comfortable InterCity-Express high-speed train is your option. The maximum speed of 200 kph (124 mph), 300 km (186 mi), and 2 hours of a tranquil ride with picture-perfect scenery will accompany you. All Manchester to London high-speed trains offer spacious seats, power outlets, WC’s, food, drinks, and a big amount of daily departures which are up to 50. Check the detailed Manchester to London timetable train schedule and book the best train tickets with Rail Ninja.

What trains go from Manchester to London?

You can choose between 3 types of trains when traveling from Manchester to London: Avanti West Coast train with 1 change, LNER train with 1 change, and the fastest one, InterCity-Express high-speed train. The last one is perfect option if you want to get to the English capital within 2 hours. And with 105 daily departures in total, it will be easy to adjust your plans and pick the most convenient departure time.

Is there a direct train from Manchester to London?

Yes, there is. As one of the major and busiest routes in England, Manchester to London is served by a direct Avanti West Coast high-speed train. Being the fastest and most comfortable train option, InterCity-Express train arrives in London only in 2 hours 3 minutes.

Manchester to London Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
2 hrs 7 min
3 hrs 6 min
05:05
11:55
20
Afternoon trains
2 hrs 8 min
2 hrs 34 min
12:15
17:55
18
Evening trains
2 hrs 7 min
3 hrs 13 min
18:15
20:31
8
Night trains
2 hrs 33 min
2 hrs 33 min
21:15
21:15
1

Trains on Manchester - London Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
High-speed train
2 hrs 7 min
$48
33
Train with 1 change
2 hrs 29 min
$270
14