Huddersfield Line

Trains towards Manchester

Here are the services between Huddersfield and Manchester on the Huddersfield line with a useful link to a timetable at the end. We suggest you check your journey before setting out, particularly on Sundays and at night.

Use this Huddersfield Line link for services in the direction of Leeds and towards Wakefield and Castleford.

Slaithwaite station From the December 2021 timetable there is a return to a usual five trains per hour between Huddersfield and one of the Manchester stations.

TransPennine Express hourly stopping services run between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Slaithwaite, Marsden, Greenfield, Mossley and Stalybridge. These journeys take around 46 minutes.

The service at these stations improves to half-hourly at peak times through additional stops of the hourly Hull to Manchester Piccadilly service which at other times stops only at Huddersfield and Stalybridge. These journeys take around 39 minutes without the additional stops.

A TransPennine Express Nova 3 train approaches Huddersfield through the Springwood Tunnel Hourly express trains, originating at Redcar Central during the day, run from Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly, Gatley and Manchester Airport. These journeys take around 30 minutes to Manchester Victoria and 40 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains originating from Newcastle head from Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria, Newton-le-Willows, Lea Green and Liverpool Lime Street. These journeys take around 30 minutes to Manchester Victoria.

Trains coming from Scarborough generally operate a service to Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria during the day, although some evening services extend to Liverpool or Manchester Airport.

TransPennine Express services from Huddersfield towards Manchester Victoria do not call at Ashton-under-Lyne. A change at Stalybridge is necessary to reach Ashton-under-Lyne.

PLEASE NOTE: This travel study is provided for basic guidance and indicates the general daytime pattern of Monday to Saturday trains. We recommend checking your route on journey planners before travelling, particularly in the evening and on Sundays.

Useful web links

Metro   West Yorkshire passenger transport authority Metro's website.
National Rail   National Rail Enquiries and journey planner.

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