Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Cheapest

$136

Average

$204

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 Manchester to Plymouth will cost around $ 204 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 136.

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09:31AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 03:49PMPlymouth
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$1361One-way
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08:30AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 02:48PMPlymouth
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$1361One-way
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09:31AMManchester Piccadilly7h01 04:32PMPlymouth
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$1361One-way
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly6h13 02:40PMPlymouth
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$2711One-way
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h21 02:48PMPlymouth
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$2711One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Plymouth

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08:27AMManchester Piccadilly6h13 02:40PMPlymouth
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08:30AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 02:48PMPlymouth
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09:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h21 02:48PMPlymouth
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09:31AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 03:49PMPlymouth
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09:31AMManchester Piccadilly7h01 04:32PMPlymouth
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10:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h22 03:49PMPlymouth
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Sat
Jan 22
$136Arriva Trains Wales
$40National Express
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Sun
Jan 23
$133Cross Country
$44National Express
$141Loganair
Mon
Jan 24
$54Great Western Railway
$34National Express
$174Loganair
Tue
Jan 25
$224Cross Country
$44National Express
$161Loganair
Fri
Jan 28
$225Cross Country
$59National Express
$124Loganair
Sun
Jan 30
$270Cross Country
$27National Express
$90Loganair
Mon
Jan 31
$270Cross Country
$27National Express
$90Loganair
Wed
Feb 2
$224Cross Country
$59National Express
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Fastest Journey

5 h 21 m

Average

6 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

370 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Plymouth without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h21 02:48PMPlymouth
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$2711One-way
10:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h22 03:49PMPlymouth
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$2711One-way
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly6h13 02:40PMPlymouth
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$2711One-way
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 03:49PMPlymouth
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$1361One-way
08:30AMManchester Piccadilly6h18 02:48PMPlymouth
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$1361One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Plymouth

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$137 (€114)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Plymouth cover the 229 miles (369 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 18 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $137 (€114), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $54 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Manchester to Plymouth trains

Travel between Manchester and Plymouth from $54 (€45) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Plymouth from Manchester online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Manchester to Plymouth as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Manchester and Plymouth start at $133 (€111) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 229 miles (369 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Plymouth from Manchester. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Manchester to Plymouth CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: $133

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Plymouth from Manchester due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Plymouth

Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Manchester to Plymouth?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Manchester to Plymouth for as low as $54 (€45)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Plymouth from Manchester on average?

The train price from Manchester to Plymouth is on average $137 (€114)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Plymouth by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Plymouth by train to be approximately 229 miles (369 km).

How many hours is the train time from Manchester to Plymouth?

The train time to Plymouth from Manchester is on average 5 h 18 min  for the 229 miles (369 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Manchester goes to Plymouth? What train station do I come into Plymouth from Manchester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Plymouth.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Plymouth train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Plymouth, is located 0.5 miles (754 m) away from the city center of Plymouth.

Which train providers can take me to Plymouth from Manchester?

When taking a train from Manchester to Plymouth, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Plymouth. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Plymouth from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there from Manchester to Plymouth a day?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Plymouth is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Manchester to Plymouth? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Manchester to Plymouth train departs at 8: 27 AM   and the last train from Manchester to Plymouth leaves at 2: 27 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester to Plymouth on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Manchester and Plymouth for the best deals?

If you book the Manchester to Plymouth train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $137 (€114). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Manchester to Plymouth. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Plymouth
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey between Manchester and Plymouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
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