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Manchester to Telford by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    00:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 34m
  • Distance
    89 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Telford by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Telford take around 1 hour and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Telford.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Telford?

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

We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Manchester to Telford 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 53 departures.

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

The Manchester to Telford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Telford is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:04 and the last train is around 00:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 00:28.

When to book Manchester to Telford 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 Telford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Telford?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Telford 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.