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Manchester to Bracknell by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 44m
  • Distance
    251 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 2m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Bracknell by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Bracknell take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 251 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Bracknell.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Bracknell?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Manchester to Bracknell 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 40 departures.

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

The Manchester to Bracknell train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bracknell is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 20:35.

When to book Manchester to Bracknell 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 Bracknell by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Bracknell?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Bracknell 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.