Basildon to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:07
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 36m
  • Distance
    280 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basildon to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Basildon to Manchester take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 280 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basildon and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Basildon to Manchester?

Journeys between Basildon and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Basildon 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 38 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basildon to Manchester?

The Basildon to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basildon to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Basildon around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basildon around 04:52, and the last at 21:38.

When to book Basildon 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 Basildon to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basildon and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basildon to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Underground
  • Virgin Trains
  • c2c

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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