Stirling to Manchester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Stirling to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Stirling to Manchester take around 3 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stirling and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Stirling to Manchester?
Journeys between Stirling and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Stirling 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 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stirling to Manchester?
The Stirling to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stirling to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Stirling around 05:26 and the last train is around 00:17.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stirling around 05:30, and the last at 00:17.
What's the Stirling to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stirling to Manchester are $14.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $48 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $27. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Stirling 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 Stirling to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Stirling and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stirling to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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