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Manchester to Skipton by train

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    00:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 37m
  • Distance
    56 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    63
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Skipton by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Skipton take around 1 hour and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 56 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Skipton.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Skipton?

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

We usually find around 68 departures on the route from Manchester to Skipton 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 66 departures.

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

The Manchester to Skipton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Skipton is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:50 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:45, and the last at 23:49.

When to book Manchester to Skipton 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 Skipton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Skipton?

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

  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Skipton 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.