Manchester to Carnforth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 6m
  • Distance
    81 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Carnforth by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Carnforth take around 1 hour and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 81 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Carnforth.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Carnforth?

Direct trains from Manchester to Carnforth have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Carnforth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

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

The Manchester to Carnforth train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carnforth is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:42 and the last train is around 22:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:42, and the last at 22:29.

When to book Manchester to Carnforth 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 Carnforth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Carnforth?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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 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.