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Hemel Hempstead to Manchester by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    23:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 10m
  • Distance
    226 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hemel Hempstead to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Hemel Hempstead to Manchester take around 2 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 226 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hemel Hempstead and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Hemel Hempstead to Manchester?

Journeys between Hemel Hempstead and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 63 departures on the route from Hemel Hempstead to Manchester 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 51 departures.

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

The Hemel Hempstead to Manchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Hemel Hempstead around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hemel Hempstead around 06:20, and the last at 23:29.

When to book Hemel Hempstead 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 Hemel Hempstead to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hemel Hempstead and Manchester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Manchester to Hemel Hempstead 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.