Whatever the reason is that you need to get from Newport to Manchester, you can’t get better than making the journey by train.

Trains start before 5am and continue into the evening, and with some of the journeys taking under 3 hours, you can avoid the motorways and the traffic jams, and arrive in Manchester refreshed and ready to start your day.

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There’s something for everyone in Manchester, whether you want to go to a show, take in a bit of culture or go shopping, you will find plenty to fill your time. 

If you fancy a trip to the theatre then you will be spoilt for choice in Manchester. Manchester theatres have something for everyone, West End shows, music, family performances and so much more. Why not make an evening of it with a trip to the theatre, meal out and a few drinks. Then you can spend the night in one of Manchester’s many hotels before catching the train back the next day - with our Anytime ticket offers, you can do just that!

Manchester is also home to a plethora of art galleries; there is a higher concentration of art galleries in and around Manchester than anywhere else outside of London. The Whitworth Gallery is a former holder of Visit England’s gold prize for the Large Visitor Attraction of the year as well as the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year and is home to an internationally important art collection. The Manchester Art Gallery is conveniently located within the city centre and houses exhibits from over 6 centuries. 

A trip to Manchester would not be complete with visiting one of the many shopping centres. The Arndale and Trafford Centres are home to many big name brands, while if you prefer shopping on a smaller scale, then there is a wealth of small independent stores which are full of character and charm. There really is something to suit every taste and budget. 

Whatever you have planned to do in Manchester, whether you are on a day trip or are looking for a few days away, there is something for everyone in Manchester, and Travel for Wales will get you there stress free and in style. There are a range of ticket options available, saving you both money and hassle. Download our easily accessible app, and you can find the best deals on Advance tickets and all of our lowest available fares.