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Manchester to Hitchin by train

  • First train
    04:36
  • Last train
    00:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    216 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Hitchin by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Hitchin take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 216 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Hitchin.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Hitchin?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Manchester to Hitchin 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 37 departures.

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

The Manchester to Hitchin train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hitchin is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:36 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:16, and the last at 00:55.

When to book Manchester to Hitchin 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 Hitchin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Hitchin?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Hitchin 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.