Leighton Buzzard to Manchester by train

  • First train
    06:28
  • Last train
    22:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 55m
  • Distance
    203 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leighton Buzzard to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Leighton Buzzard to Manchester take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 203 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leighton Buzzard and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Leighton Buzzard to Manchester?

Journeys between Leighton Buzzard and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Leighton Buzzard 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 25 departures.

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

The Leighton Buzzard to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Leighton Buzzard around 06:28 and the last train is around 21:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leighton Buzzard around 06:16, and the last at 22:19.

When to book Leighton Buzzard 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 Leighton Buzzard to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leighton Buzzard and Manchester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Manchester to Leighton Buzzard by train

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