Paisley to Manchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 38m

Travelling from Paisley to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Paisley to Manchester take around 3 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 298 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paisley and Manchester.

Are there direct trains from Paisley to Manchester?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Paisley to Manchester 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 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Paisley to Manchester?

The Paisley to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Paisley to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Paisley around 06:02 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paisley around 06:02, and the last at 00:17.

When to book Paisley to Manchester 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 Paisley to Manchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Paisley and Manchester?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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