Travelling from Newport to Manchester has never been easier than by train. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, we’ll deliver you safe and sound.

Trains from Newport to Manchester start before 05.00 and continue into the evening. With some of the journeys taking under three hours, you can avoid the motorways and traffic jams and arrive in Manchester refreshed and ready to start your day.

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How long is the train from Newport to Manchester?

The quickest direct train from Newport to Manchester takes around three hours, covering just over 130 miles of travel.


Why travel from Newport to Manchester?

There’s something for everyone in Manchester, whether you want to go to a show, take in a bit of culture or go shopping.

Fancy a trip to the theatre? You’ll be spoilt for choice in Manchester, with everything from West End shows to music and performances for all the family. Why not make an evening of it with a trip to the theatre, a 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 tickets, you can do just that.

Manchester is also home to a plethora of art galleries; there’s 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. It’s home to an internationally important art collection. The Manchester Art Gallery is conveniently located within the city centre and houses exhibits from over six centuries.

A trip to Manchester would not be complete without visiting one of the many shopping centres. The Arndale and Trafford Centres are home to many big-name brands. If you prefer shopping on a smaller scale, there’re plenty 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, whether it’s a day trip or a few days away, there’s something for everyone in Manchester. We’ll get you there stress free and in style. There’re a range of ticket options available, saving you both money and hassle. Download our easily accessible app and find the best deals on Advance tickets and all of our lowest available fares.