Crawley to Manchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:36
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 27m

Travelling from Crawley to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Crawley to Manchester take around 3 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 298 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Crawley and Manchester.

Are there direct trains from Crawley to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Crawley to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

How long is the train journey from Crawley to Manchester?

The Crawley to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Crawley to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Crawley around 06:33 and the last train is around 21:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Crawley around 05:36, and the last at 23:13.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Crawley 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 Crawley to Manchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Crawley and Manchester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • Virgin Trains

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 rail 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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