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Manchester, the typical English town

Gritty but glamorous, Manchester has a re-emerging bar and club scene, a well-documented musical heritage and a happy clash of Victorian and 21st-century architecture.

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During the industrial revolution, Manchester developed an important textile industry: you can still see numerous old cotton factories outside the town centre. The magnificent carved stalls inside the gothic cathedral of Manchester are worth a detour.

Admire the most important public edifice in England from the Victorian period: the City Hall in neo-gothic style, situated on Albert Square. You will also be amazed by the extraordinary skyscrapers from the 1960’s and 1970’s. Manchester offers a lot of fascinating museums and art galleries. The Manchester Art Gallery invites you to discover an interesting collection of artworks from European artists and the largest Pre-Raphaelite collection of the United-Kingdom.

Don’t miss the world-famous gay village with its lively pubs and its gay supermarket, the first one opened in the United-Kingdom.

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Manchester can be found.

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Travel in italy - rail passes vs point to point ticket ? I am planning a trip round Italy from the 13 Sept 2015. Flying in from Manchester to Milan. Then to La Spezia on the 15th Sept followed by Florence on the 18th Sept. Then a trip to Siena on 20th and Naples on 22 Sept. We would like to visit (...)

Nasir A. | 2015/09/10 answered | 2 Comments
Trains from london kings cross to manchester piccadilly after 20.00hrs friday nights Are there trains to Manchester later than 8pm on Friday nights. I shall be arriving at Heathrow at 4.40pm and shall probably need a train later than 8pm given the difficulties of customs etc and travel to KC from (...)

Judy C. | 2015/01/11 answered | 4 Comments
Station changes london to manchester I shall be travelling from London Heathrow airport on Friday 26th June to Manchester Central station and need to know where I must change trains during this journey. My journey will start between 1800 and (...)

Judy C. | 2015/01/09 answered | 0 Comments
Would eurail 4 countries pass be best for britain, paris, switzerland and italy Would the 4 country Eurail pass be best for 2 adults 50 years Itinerary Monday 18th August London to Manchester (point to point) $76 for 2 Tuesday 19th August Leeds to London (point to point) $58 Sunday 31st August Paris Gare Lyon to Basel (...)

Janine P. | 2014/06/10 answered | 2 Comments
Cities that i plan to visit Hiaa My fmly & I (5 of us) plan to start our trip from Amsterdam. Then to Munich to visit the dachau concentration camp among others. Followed by Zurich, Milan, Vatican City, Rome , Paris, London and Manchester. Please advise on the best mode of (...)

Gurmeet S. | 2014/05/20 answered | 0 Comments

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Customer reviews

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    Train London to Edinburgh | Peter d. | 2014/08/15
    "Comfortable seats but tired decor. Train sways more than those in Italy. Great scenery north of Newcastle. "

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    A First Class Journey | Wieka k. | 2014/05/28
    "We took the first class train from Manchester to Euston about a month ago - price point there is around 18 dollars different between the second class and first, so we took it. The train interior was excellent, very comfortable seat and nice big windows - the highlight for us was the free Wifi (apart from the scenery of course, but we are talking about the train here). The wifi offered on board was fast and does not disconnect even once! for a traveller like us, having capacity to connect to the internet was very valuable. The service on board was OK with standard snacks and beverages. "

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    family reunion | Peter r. | 2014/04/12
    "Met in Manchester and then on to London for a few days. Train trip was the best way to go. Carried on to Barcelona and had booked to go by train to Montpellier but had to cancel due to a member being ill. Was really looking forward to that trip but wasn't to be. "

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    Convenient | Kerrie h. | 2014/03/14
    "Booking with raileurope easy and convenient. Booked all our tickets in Australia before we left home. Travelling by train to Manchester quicker than driving. "

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    Gatwick Airport to London Vict | Stuart h. | 2013/09/04
    "This was not the Gatwick Express but it was nevertheless a quite quick trip to Victoria Station. For me it was very convenient. Access from the airport was easy and my hotel was located at Victoria. Nevertheless, train travel is too expensive, as in Australia, for it to be rated as excellent value. I had no complaint about the comfort or cleanliness of the train. "

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    Virgin Rail Journey | Edmund s. | 2013/08/16
    "This trip that I undertook with my brother was only the second major rail trip that I have had in Europe, the other was a return trip from St. Pancras to Frethin in France with Eurostar. This was a pleasant trip from Manchester to Euston without any disruption to the service, it left on time and arrived on time, I was not aware that we were to be given refreshments during the journey this was a pleasant surprise. The fact that I was able to book the tickets on line from Australia for the price that I paid is a plus as I understand that had we purchased the tickets in Manchester on the day of our travel it would have cost us more as in the UK they do not recognise Australian Seniors Cards. In respect to retrieving our tickets from the ticket machines it was easy. Should I travel again by rail in Europe I will certainly use the Rail Europe site and I would not hesitate in recommending this site to any of my friends who were thinking of undertaking a journey by rail in Europe. "