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from Plymouth to Manchester

You can get from Plymouth to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Plymouth to Manchester on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMPlymouth6h23 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$551One-way
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08:50AMPlymouth6h23 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
1 changes
$551One-way
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01:35PMExeter International Airport1h20 02:55PMManchester Airport
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$3251One-way
11:53AMPlymouth5h30 05:23PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2751One-way
11:27AMPlymouth5h46 05:13PMManchester Piccadilly
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$2751One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$55Great Western Railway
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$293Loganair
Wed
Oct 27
$55Great Western Railway
$39National Express
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Thu
Oct 28
$55Great Western Railway
$38National Express
$144Loganair
Fri
Oct 29
$55Great Western Railway
$25National Express
$131easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
$135Cross Country
$47National Express
$131easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$135Cross Country
$30National Express
$160Loganair
Mon
Nov 1
$55Great Western Railway
$36National Express
$174Loganair
Tue
Nov 2
$55Great Western Railway
$32National Express
$144Loganair
Wed
Nov 3
$55Great Western Railway
$35National Express
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Thu
Nov 4
$55Great Western Railway
$29National Express
$144Loganair
Fri
Nov 5
$55Great Western Railway
$15National Express
$159Loganair
Sat
Nov 6
$134Cross Country
$32National Express
$120Loganair
Mon
Nov 8
$137Great Western Railway
$25National Express
$114Loganair
Tue
Nov 9
$134Cross Country
$27National Express
$101Loganair
Wed
Nov 10
$55Great Western Railway
$31National Express
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Fri
Nov 12
$55Great Western Railway
$18National Express
$145Loganair
Sat
Nov 13
$135Cross Country
$36National Express
$120Loganair
Sun
Nov 14
$134Cross Country
$14National Express
$114Loganair

Travel Information to Manchester from Plymouth

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $270
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€60) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Cross Country

Travel 229 miles (369 km) by bus, flight or train to Manchester from Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Manchester.

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Travel from Plymouth to Manchester
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FAQs
How do I travel from Plymouth to Manchester?

There are 3 travel options from Plymouth to Manchester: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Plymouth to Manchester?

The cheapest way to travel between Plymouth and Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $48 (€40) less than taking a flight to Manchester, which costs on average $73 (€60) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $246 (€201) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $270 (€221) from Plymouth to Manchester.

What is the fastest way from Plymouth to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel from Plymouth to Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 30 min   on average.

What is the distance between Plymouth and Manchester?

The distance is approximately 229 miles (369 km) from Plymouth to Manchester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Plymouth to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Manchester is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Manchester from Plymouth, where do I depart from Plymouth and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Plymouth to Manchester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Plymouth, Viaduct and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Plymouth and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Plymouth to Manchester?

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

  • National Express can get you to Manchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Plymouth to Manchester for $25 (€20) on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to Manchester by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Plymouth to Manchester for $73 (€60) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Plymouth to Manchester tickets on Omio for $270 (€221).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Plymouth to Manchester ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Plymouth to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Manchester are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Manchester from Plymouth online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $25 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $73 (€60) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $270 (€221) one way on average.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey