Manchester to London - Train times and tickets

Tickets and information for trains running from Manchester to London. Find out the latest journey information and buy tickets with Avanti West Coast.

Train times for Manchester to London

Looking to travel from Manchester to London with Avanti West Coast? We’ll point you in the right direction for everything you need to know ahead of your trip.

Manchester to London train timetables

Planning ahead means making your train with plenty of time to spare. Check the timetable below, and never have to run to a platform again.

How long does it take to get from Manchester to London by train?

The train from Manchester to London takes around 2 hours 7 minutes. Bear in mind that travel on bank holidays and weekends may take a little longer.

Are there direct train routes between Manchester to London?

Yes there are! All our trains go direct from Manchester to London.

When does the last train for Manchester to London leave?

21:15 hours. Don’t miss it!

What time can I catch the first train from Manchester to London?

The first train leaves Manchester at 05:05 hours. Save yourself some time in the morning by booking ahead.

How much does it cost to travel by train from Manchester to London?

Train tickets from Manchester to London cost as little as £29.00 Standard Class and from £47.00 First Class each way when booked in advance.

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