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Manchester-Cannock Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Manchester to Cannock?

Lowest Price£40.71
Fastest Train1h 51m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Manchester to Cannock right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Manchester to Cannock?

In the last month, £44.82 was the average price of a train ticket from Manchester, MAN to Cannock, STS. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Cannock?

The distance between Manchester and Cannock is approximately 55 miles, or 88 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 51 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Manchester to Cannock are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Manchester at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Manchester to Cannock?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cannock to Manchester.

Which train should you take from Manchester to Cannock?

There are 5 train lines with service from Manchester, Manchester to Cannock, Staffordshire. CrossCountry + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 5 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arriva Trains Wales + Connections22h 23m£44.82
CrossCountry + Connections52h 23m£40.71
Northern Rail + Connections42h 39m£48.93
TransPennine Express + Connections32h 35m£48.93
Virgin Trains + Connections21h 51m£40.71

Where is the train station in Manchester?

There are two stations in Manchester where you can board the train to Cannock:

  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Manchester Airport

Where is the train station in Cannock?

Cannock has one train station:

  • Mill Street

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