Manchester to Motherwell by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    19:26
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 48m

Travelling from Manchester to Motherwell by train

The fastest trains from Manchester to Motherwell take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 282 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Motherwell.

Direct trains run between Manchester and Motherwell.

We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Motherwell every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Motherwell is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 19:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 19:26.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Manchester to Motherwell 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 Motherwell by train.

Which trains operate between Manchester and Motherwell?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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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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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