Manchester to Hartlepool by train

  • First train
    04:36
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m
  • Distance
    151 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Hartlepool by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Hartlepool take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 151 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Hartlepool.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Hartlepool?

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

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Manchester to Hartlepool 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 46 departures.

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

The Manchester to Hartlepool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hartlepool is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:36 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:40, and the last at 00:55.

When to book Manchester to Hartlepool 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 Hartlepool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Hartlepool?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Hartlepool to Manchester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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