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Running 20 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Avoid traffic and the stress of navigating when you travel by train from Stockport to Manchester. Whether it's a trip back home or a journey to discover an amazing new part of the UK, CrossCountry can get you there in comfort and style.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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Explore Manchester with CrossCountry. You'll have an easy journey on one of our trains from Stockport to Manchester, so you'll arrive refreshed and ready to visit family, get to work, or see the sights. Whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week is up to you - you won't run out of things to do in Manchester.
Yes, regular direct trains run between Stockport and Manchester with CrossCountry.
CrossCountry trains ensure a relaxed and comfortable journey when you travel from Stockport to Manchester. You'll have a whole range of amenities to enjoy - seating options, charge points for your devices (subject to availability), and an at-seat service with snacks and drinks to keep you hydrated and happy as you travel.
Yes! The journey from Stockport to Manchester will fly by as you surf through the countryside with our free on-board WiFi.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Reserving a seat on our trains from Stockport to Manchester couldn't be easier, thanks to our ten minute reservation service. This service is available on most CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders, in both Standard and First Class. You'll find all the details on our Ten Minute Reservation page.
We know you're looking to connect to the people and places you love at the best price, and we're committed to helping you do just that. We've pulled together our tips to help you find the cheapest tickets and we also have a special offers page, which is regularly updated to help you get where you want to go for less.
If you're a railcard holder, you're in luck - there's a good chance you'll be able to save up to 1/3 on your ticket from Stockport to Manchester. We accept railcards on most of our services, so check out our Railcards page for more information about your specific railcard.
For full information about Manchester Piccadilly station, check out our station guide.
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