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Travelling from Manchester to Widnes by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Widnes take around 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Widnes.

Are there direct trains from Manchester to Widnes?

Direct trains from Manchester to Widnes have been found.

We usually find around 56 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Widnes every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Widnes?

The Manchester to Widnes train travel time is normally about 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Manchester to Widnes train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Widnes is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:19 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:20, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Manchester to Widnes 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 Widnes by train.

Which train companies operate between Manchester and Widnes?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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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