Exeter to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

91

Average

168

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Exeter to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:05AMExeter St Thomas6h10 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way
Cheapest
09:42AMExeter Central5h33 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
911One-way
10:43AMExeter St Thomas4h46 03:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1531One-way
09:05AMExeter St Thomas5h14 02:19PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1681One-way
09:49AMSt James' Park5h26 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1821One-way

Train schedule from Exeter to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, January 30
08:04AMExeter Central5h11 01:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
08:04AMExeter Central5h25 01:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
08:09AMExeter St Thomas5h06 01:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
08:09AMExeter St Thomas5h20 01:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
09:05AMExeter St Thomas6h10 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
09:05AMExeter St Thomas5h14 02:19PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
09:42AMExeter Central5h33 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
09:49AMSt James' Park5h26 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
09:49AMSt James' Park5h40 03:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
10:06AMExeter St Thomas5h09 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
10:14AMExeter Central5h01 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
10:43AMExeter St Thomas4h46 03:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
10:48AMSt James' Park6h27 05:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Exeter to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 46 m

Average

5 h 25 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

319 km

It's difficult to get from Exeter to Manchester without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
10:43AMExeter St Thomas4h46 03:29PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1531One-way
10:14AMExeter Central5h01 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1821One-way
08:09AMExeter St Thomas5h06 01:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1941One-way
10:06AMExeter St Thomas5h09 03:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1821One-way
08:04AMExeter Central5h11 01:15PMManchester Piccadilly
3 transfers
1941One-way

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Manchester

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$202 (€176)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Exeter to Manchester cover the 197 miles (318 km) long route taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $111 (€96), but the average price of train tickets is $202 (€176). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from Exeter to Manchester trains

You can travel by train between Exeter and Manchester with Great Western Rail and CrossCountry for as low as $111 (€96). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Exeter to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Exeter to Manchester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Exeter to Manchester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Manchester from Exeter is 197 miles (318 km), and the best price for a one-way Exeter - Manchester CrossCountry train ticket starts at $216 (€188) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Exeter to Manchester with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 19 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Find cheap tickets for Great Western Rail trains between Exeter and Manchester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Exeter to Manchester train schedule from Great Western Rail, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 197 miles (318 km) journey between Exeter and Manchester, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Manchester from Exeter in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Great Western Rail trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Great Western Rail train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Manchester from Exeter and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Manchester from Exeter with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Exeter to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 9 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Exeter to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Exeter to Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Exeter and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $111 (€96)  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Exeter to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $202 (€176)  one way.
The Exeter to Manchester train distance is approximately 197 miles (318 km).
The train time from Exeter to Manchester is on average 4 h 40 min  for the 197 miles (318 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Exeter by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Exeter to start your journey from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Exeter to Manchester, you can count on Cross Country or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Exeter and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Exeter for Manchester is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Exeter to Manchester at 12: 27 PM   or take the last train from Exeter to Manchester leaving at 2: 27 PM. Look for the latest Exeter to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Exeter to Manchester is on average $202 (€176) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Exeter to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Exeter
Manchester
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Exeter for your trip to Manchester.
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Exeter St Thomas
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station
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