How to travel from Exeter to Manchester

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Travel Information from Exeter to Manchester

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€21) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $98 (€89) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Cross Country

Travel 197 miles (318 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Exeter to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, Loganair or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Exeter to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Exeter to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

There are 4 ways to travel between Exeter and Manchester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Exeter is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A bus is $74 (€68) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Exeter to Manchester costing on average $98 (€89).

Taking a bus is usually $152 (€139) less than taking a train to Manchester, which costs on average $176 (€160) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Exeter is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 32 min.

Manchester is approximately 197 miles (318 km) away from Exeter.

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Manchester is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Exeter as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Exeter to Manchester:

  • Buses mostly depart from Exeter, Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Flights most often depart from Exeter at Exeter International Airport and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Exeter to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Manchester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Exeter to Manchester tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).
  • Travel with Loganair for flights to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Loganair Exeter to Manchester tickets on Omio for $98 (€89).
  • Cross Country can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Exeter to Manchester for $176 (€160) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Exeter to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Exeter to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Exeter to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $23 (€21) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $98 (€89) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $176 (€160) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Exeter to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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