Manchester to Castle Cary by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 15m
  • Distance
    265 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 24m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Castle Cary by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Castle Cary take around 4 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Castle Cary.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Castle Cary?

Journeys between Manchester and Castle Cary usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Manchester to Castle Cary 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 23 departures.

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

The Manchester to Castle Cary train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Castle Cary is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 22:05.

When to book Manchester to Castle Cary 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 Castle Cary by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Castle Cary?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • 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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