Barnsley to Manchester by train
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Travelling from Barnsley to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Barnsley to Manchester take around 1 hour and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Manchester?
Journeys between Barnsley and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 63 departures on the route from Barnsley to Manchester 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 47 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Manchester?
The Barnsley to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Barnsley to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 05:23 and the last train is around 23:08.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 05:23, and the last at 23:10.
What's the Barnsley to Manchester train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Barnsley to Manchester are $29.06, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $29, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Barnsley 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 Barnsley to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Barnsley to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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