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Travelling through woodlands, over hills and past fields, the train journey from Wolverhampton to Manchester is a picturesque one. The ride takes just over an hour and lands you directly at the fourth busiest train station in the UK.
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Travelling to Manchester
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Last CrossCountry train - 22:48
Travelling from Wolverhampton to Manchester
Manchester is a thriving city set in the North West of England, boasting both the culture of a big city and proximity to the Lake District’s serene countryside. The city is home to a mix of modern buildings and historic architecture and celebrates its heritage with a variety of museums, galleries and art centres. But what makes Manchester so great is how fun it is; dine, drink and dance your way through the city, just like the Mancunians love to do.
Are there direct trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester?
Yes, all our CrossCountry trains will take you directly from Wolverhampton to Manchester.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester?
All your travel needs are covered on CrossCountry trains from Wolverhampton to Manchester. As you would expect, a variety of seating options are available, ensuring your journey is as comfortable as possible. Tables can be found in some carriages, along with plug sockets to charge your electronics. In addition, a trolley service is available offering drinks and light refreshments, should you feel peckish. If you fancy even more comfort, why not purchase a First Class ticket?
Does Manchester Piccadilly have step-free access?
Manchester Piccadilly train station is entirely accessible to people with a wide range of mobility needs. Passengers who require extra assistance can also get help to and from the station platforms.
How far is Manchester city centre?
Manchester city centre is just over a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly station, making exploring the city quick and easy.
Does the station have family areas?
Families visiting Manchester Piccadilly will find the station fully equipped with everything necessary when travelling with children. Baby changing areas, waiting rooms and a variety of refreshment facilities should keep your journey stress-free. A First Class lounge is available to those with valid tickets.
For further information about Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Manchester
Onward travel: Buses, Trams & Taxis
Manchester Piccadilly provides great options for onwards travel from the station. From both the main station entrance and Fairfield Street, you can catch regular buses, the tram, and a free shuttle service to the core business districts and shopping centres. If you prefer a more direct route, a taxi rank is also located outside the Fairfield Street entrance.
Shopping in Manchester
Manchester has great shopping facilities to suit any budget. High street favourites can be found at the Arndale, while the Northern Quarter offers independent stalls and boutiques for something a little different. Want designer brands? Head to Kings Street, Exchange Square or New Cathedral Street where Selfridges and Harvey Nichols offer a huge range of high-end products.
Culture in Manchester
Culture vultures will be impressed with a tour of Manchester, with its industrial roots, impressive music scene and two famous football grounds. Discover contemporary art, theatre and film at the HOME arts centre or attend a concert at the Manchester Opera House or Albert Hall. The city is also the host of a variety of world-class events and festivals, such as the Manchester International Festival and its famous Christmas Markets.
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However long you plan to spend Manchester, there is plenty to see and do. We recommend you check out our Guide to Manchester to plan your perfect trip.
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