Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Cheapest

$216

Average

$222

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Exeter to Manchester will cost around $ 222 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 216.

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10:45AMPolsloe Bridge6h28 05:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
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09:46AMPolsloe Bridge5h27 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
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10:14AMExeter Central5h09 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
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09:49AMSt James' Park5h34 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
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09:49AMSt James' Park5h24 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way

Train schedule from Exeter to Manchester

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08:04AMExeter Central5h19 01:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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08:04AMExeter Central5h09 01:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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08:17AMPolsloe Bridge5h56 02:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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08:21AMSt James' Park5h52 02:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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08:33AMExeter Central5h40 02:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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09:46AMPolsloe Bridge5h27 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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09:46AMPolsloe Bridge5h37 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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09:49AMSt James' Park5h34 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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09:49AMSt James' Park5h24 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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10:14AMExeter Central5h09 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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10:14AMExeter Central4h59 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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10:45AMPolsloe Bridge6h28 05:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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10:48AMSt James' Park6h25 05:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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Wed
Dec 8
$216Cross Country
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Thu
Dec 9
$215Cross Country
$30National Express
$162Loganair
Fri
Dec 10
$216Cross Country
$43National Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$108Cross Country
$32National Express
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Dec 12
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Mon
Dec 13
$217Cross Country
$27National Express
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Tue
Dec 14
$216Cross Country
$26National Express
$139Loganair
Wed
Dec 15
$143Cross Country
$26National Express
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Thu
Dec 16
$216Cross Country
$29National Express
$139Loganair
Fri
Dec 17
$216Cross Country
$43National Express
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Sat
Dec 18
$109Cross Country
$52National Express
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Dec 19
$108Arriva Trains Wales
$19National Express
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Dec 21
$109Cross Country
$44National Express
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Dec 22
$383Great Western Railway
$55National Express
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Thu
Dec 23
$110Cross Country
$51National Express
$165Loganair
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Dec 24
$110Cross Country
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$91National Express
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Dec 27
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Fastest train times from Exeter to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 59 m

Average

5 h 36 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

319 km

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

Fastest
10:14AMExeter Central4h59 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
08:04AMExeter Central5h09 01:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2311One-way
10:14AMExeter Central5h09 03:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way
08:04AMExeter Central5h19 01:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2311One-way
09:49AMSt James' Park5h24 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2161One-way

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Manchester

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$185 (€155)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Exeter to Manchester cover the 197 miles (318 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 27 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $108 (€90), but the average price of train tickets is $185 (€155). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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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.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train from Exeter to Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Exeter - Manchester journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Exeter and Manchester is around 197 miles (318 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $108 (€90). As you check the latest Exeter to Manchester train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Exeter and Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Exeter and Manchester and when traveling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Exeter to Manchester
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Manchester from Exeter?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Exeter to Manchester trains for as little as $108 (€90)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Exeter to Manchester?
The Exeter to Manchester train ticket price is on average $185 (€155)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Exeter to Manchester by train?
The train distance from Exeter to Manchester is around 197 miles (318 km).
What is the Exeter to Manchester train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 197 miles (318 km) from Exeter to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Exeter to Manchester train journey time is on average 5 h 27 min.
What train station in Exeter goes to Manchester? What train station do I come into Manchester from Exeter?

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers book a train from Exeter St Davids   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Exeter located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Exeter St Davids and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

What train companies offer a service between Exeter and Manchester?
If you're looking for trains from Exeter to Manchester, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Exeter to Manchester trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Exeter to Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Exeter for Manchester is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Exeter to Manchester? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Exeter to Manchester at 6: 37 AM   or take the last train from Exeter to Manchester leaving at 11: 49 AM. Look for the latest Exeter to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Exeter to Manchester to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Manchester from Exeter within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $185 (€155) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Exeter to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.