Manchester to Carstairs by train
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Travelling from Manchester to Carstairs by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Carstairs take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Carstairs.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Carstairs?
Journeys between Manchester and Carstairs usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find at least one departure on the route from Manchester to Carstairs every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Carstairs?
The Manchester to Carstairs train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Carstairs train times and schedule?
On weekdays the only train to Carstairs is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57.
At weekends the only train usually departs Manchester around 04:54.
What's the Manchester to Carstairs train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Carstairs are $26.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $42. 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 Manchester to Carstairs 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 Manchester to Carstairs by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Carstairs?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Carstairs, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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