Ashford to Manchester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Ashford to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Ashford to Manchester take around 3 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 335 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Manchester?
Journeys between Ashford and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Ashford to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Manchester?
The Ashford to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Ashford to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 21:16.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 05:43, and the last at 20:16.
What's the Ashford to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Ashford to Manchester are $44.74.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $44 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $53. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Ashford to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Manchester to Ashford by train