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Manchester-Lichfield Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Manchester to Lichfield?

Lowest Price£10.59
Fastest Train1h 1m
Trains Per Day32
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Manchester to Lichfield 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 Lichfield?

In the last month, £31.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Manchester, MAN to Lichfield, STS. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. 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 Lichfield?

The distance between Manchester and Lichfield is approximately 58 miles, or 93 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 1 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 Lichfield 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 Lichfield?

There are 32 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Manchester to Lichfield. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Lichfield to Manchester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Manchester to Lichfield for £8.79.

Which train should you take from Manchester to Lichfield?

There are 6 train lines with service from Manchester, Manchester to Lichfield, Staffordshire. TransPennine Express + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arriva Trains Wales + Connections32h 2m£32.27
CrossCountry + Connections32h 13m£32.27
Northern Rail + Connections52h 24m£26.22
TransPennine Express + Connections112h 11m£35.30
Virgin Trains11h 2m£10.59
Virgin Trains + Connections91h 42m£30.09

Where is the train station in Manchester?

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

  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Manchester Airport

Where is the train station in Lichfield?

Lichfield receives travelers from Manchester at its two active train stations:

  • Lichfield City
  • Lichfield Trent Valley

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