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Manchester to Kilmarnock by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    21:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 50m
  • Distance
    279 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Kilmarnock by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Kilmarnock take around 3 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Kilmarnock.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Kilmarnock?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Manchester to Kilmarnock 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 11 departures.

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

The Manchester to Kilmarnock train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kilmarnock is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 21:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 19:26.

When to book Manchester to Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Kilmarnock?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Kilmarnock 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.