Manchester to Exeter train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

47

Average

137

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.

Transport for Wales
08:31AMManchester5h25 01:56PMExeter
0 transfers
471One-way
Transport for Wales
06:31AMManchester6h15 12:46PMExeter
0 transfers
521One-way
Transport for Wales
07:30AMManchester5h25 12:55PMExeter
0 transfers
941One-way
Cross Country
06:27AMManchester4h41 11:08AMExeter
0 transfers
961One-way
Cross Country
05:27PMManchester4h36 10:03PMExeter
0 transfers
1881One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
Cross Country
06:27AMManchester4h41 11:08AMExeter
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Transport for Wales
06:31AMManchester6h15 12:46PMExeter
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Transport for Wales
07:30AMManchester5h25 12:55PMExeter
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:31AMManchester5h25 01:56PMExeter
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:27AMManchester4h29 01:56PMExeter
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:47AMManchester6h20 04:07PMExeter
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Cross Country
11:27AMManchester4h40 04:07PMExeter
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:27PMManchester5h01 05:28PMExeter
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:27PMManchester4h36 10:03PMExeter
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

4 h 29 m

Average

5 h 12 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

319 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Manchester for Exeter every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:27AMManchester4h29 01:56PMExeter
0 transfers
1881One-way
Cross Country
05:27PMManchester4h36 10:03PMExeter
0 transfers
1881One-way
Cross Country
11:27AMManchester4h40 04:07PMExeter
0 transfers
1901One-way
Cross Country
06:27AMManchester4h41 11:08AMExeter
0 transfers
961One-way
Cross Country
12:27PMManchester5h01 05:28PMExeter
0 transfers
1901One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Exeter

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$194 (€187)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Exeter cover the 197 miles (318 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $194 (€187), but the average price of train tickets is $194 (€187). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Manchester to Exeter trains

For as little as $193 (€187) you can travel by train between Manchester and Exeter with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Exeter from 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 Manchester to Exeter. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Manchester - Exeter journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Manchester to Exeter is around 197 miles (318 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $193 (€187). As you check the latest Manchester to Exeter 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 Exeter 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 from Manchester to Exeter so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Train information from Manchester to Exeter with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $193
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Exeter

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Exeter 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 Manchester to Exeter.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester to Exeter for the next 7 days starting from $194 (€187)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $194 (€187)  for a train ticket from Manchester to Exeter.
You should expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km)  from Manchester to Exeter by train.
The Manchester to Exeter train duration is on average 4 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 197 miles (318 km) to Exeter from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

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

When taking a train from Manchester to Exeter, you can count on Cross Country, Transport for Wales or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Exeter. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Manchester to Exeter and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Exeter is 15 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Manchester to Exeter at 6: 15 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to Exeter leaving at 5: 27 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to Exeter train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Exeter is on average $194 (€187) 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Manchester and Exeter available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Exeter
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Exeter.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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