Manchester to Guildford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    20:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m

Travelling from Manchester to Guildford by train

The fastest trains from Manchester to Guildford take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 273 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Guildford.

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Manchester to Guildford 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 42 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Guildford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 19:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 20:55.

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

When to book Manchester to Guildford 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 Guildford by train.

Which trains operate between Manchester and Guildford?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Manchester to Guildford, 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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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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