Manchester to Chichester by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m
  • Distance
    311 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Chichester by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Chichester take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 311 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Chichester.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Chichester?

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

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Manchester to Chichester 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 43 departures.

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

The Manchester to Chichester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chichester is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 22:07.

When to book Manchester to Chichester 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 Chichester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Chichester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Chichester 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.