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Manchester to Kirkby by train

  • First train
    05:04
  • Last train
    22:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 5m
  • Distance
    44 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Kirkby by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Kirkby take around 1 hour and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 44 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Kirkby.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Kirkby?

Journeys between Manchester and Kirkby usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Manchester to Kirkby 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 17 departures.

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

The Manchester to Kirkby train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kirkby is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:49 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:04, and the last at 22:23.

When to book Manchester to Kirkby 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 Kirkby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Kirkby?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Kirkby 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.