Cheap Cambridge to Manchester  train tickets

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How much are Cambridge to Manchester train tickets?

Lowest Price$45.89
Fastest3h 53m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Cambridge to Manchester was $71.76. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Manchester ? How far is Cambridge to Manchester ?

The distance between Cambridge to Manchester is 132.36 miles or 212.96 km. A train trip from Cambridge to Manchester typically takes 4 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by CrossCountry + Connections. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 53 minutes to get from Cambridge to Manchester.

Going from Cambridge to Manchester by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Cambridge to Manchester are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

CrossCountry + Connections has the most connections between Cambridge to Manchester

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Manchester. On the route to Manchester 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. CrossCountry + Connections offers the most scheduled departures between Cambridge to Manchester, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Cambridge to Manchester, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Cambridge to Manchester, which start at $52.33.

Cambridge to Manchester is served by 4 train carriers

Great Northern + Connections

Great Northern + Connections train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester start from $45.89, and on average cost $69.58. Daily there are 3 Great Northern + Connections schedules to Manchester. Great Northern + Connections in Cambridge leaves from Station Road, And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Victoria and one other train station.

From Cambridge to Manchester train travel on Great Northern + Connections takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, Great Northern + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 53 minutes.

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4h 15m
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$69.58

Greater Anglia + Connections

Greater Anglia + Connections train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester start from $52.99, and on average cost $52.99. Daily there are 1 Greater Anglia + Connections schedules to Manchester. Greater Anglia + Connections in Cambridge leaves from Station Road, And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Victoria,

From Cambridge to Manchester train travel on Greater Anglia + Connections takes 4 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, Greater Anglia + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 53 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4h 0m
Avg. Price
$52.99

Thameslink + Connections

Thameslink + Connections train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester start from $52.45, and on average cost $72.79. Daily there are 3 Thameslink + Connections schedules to Manchester. Thameslink + Connections in Cambridge leaves from Station Road, And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Airport and 2 other train stations.

From Cambridge to Manchester train travel on Thameslink + Connections takes 4 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, Thameslink + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Thameslink + Connections offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $58.74 for a one-way train ticket to Manchester.

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4h 58m
Avg. Price
$72.79

CrossCountry + Connections

CrossCountry + Connections train tickets from Cambridge to Manchester start from $52.45, and on average cost $85.83. Daily there are 7 CrossCountry + Connections schedules to Manchester. CrossCountry + Connections in Cambridge leaves from Station Road, And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Airport and 2 other train stations.

From Cambridge to Manchester train travel on CrossCountry + Connections takes 4 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, CrossCountry + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, CrossCountry + Connections offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $81.06 for a one-way train ticket to Manchester.

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Avg. Time
4h 24m
Avg. Price
$85.83
There is one train station from which trains depart Cambridge on their way to Manchester. The busiest departure station in Cambridge serving this route is Station Road.
  • Station Road
There are 3 different stations where trains arrive to in Manchester. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Cambridge serving this route is Manchester Airport, Manchester Victoria, Manchester Piccadilly.
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Piccadilly