Trains to Manchester

Manchester Piccadilly railway station, is a centrally located railway terminus which is the busiest in the Manchester group, which also includes Oxford Road, Victoria and Deansgate.

It originally opened in 1842 and serves popular destinations such as London Euston, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton, South Wales and Glasgow with Virgin Trains and TransPennine Express. Northern destinations include Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Newcastle and York. Manchester Piccadilly also has a well-connected Metrolink light rail network and is located in the station’s undercroft.

Located in the centre of the City, Manchester Piccadilly is close to a number of attractions, including Museum of Science & Industry, Old Trafford, National Football Museum, Manchester Museum and Chinatown.

Many visitors to the city arrive and depart using Manchester Piccadilly railway station. There are many shops, bars and restaurants in the area giving plenty of options for a fun day out. There are direct services between London and Manchester every 20 minutes and the average journey time is 2hrs 10mins.

To book your tickets to Manchester, click the book now button below or visit any staffed National Rail ticket office.


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Last updated:   25 October 2018