Trains from Exeter to Manchester

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Exeter to Manchester train information

Exeter Manchester train map

Train duration 4h57m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 198 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £41.05
Average train price £62.00

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Exeter, which is in England and Manchester, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.

How far is it by train?

There are 198 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Exeter to Manchester is around 4h57m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Manchester from Exeter, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 30 days is £41.05. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Exeter to Manchester train tickets

from £41.05 MORE 4h26m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £13.00 MORE 8h10m
from £10.61 MORE 6h50m
Flight
from £29.53 MORE 12h09m

Exeter - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Exeter to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£29

National Express£26

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28

Megabus£28

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Loco2--

29
30

Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Exeter - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

£44

30

£48

15

£63

7

£63

3

£58

1

£64

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Exeter to Manchester are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £44 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £64 for your train. Thus, you may save 32% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Exeter to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Exeter and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Exeter and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£41.05 17/07/2019 18:24 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£49.10 17/07/2019 19:24 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£49.65 17/07/2019 17:54 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£55.90 17/07/2019 08:24 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£57.15 17/07/2019 16:56 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£57.15 17/07/2019 16:56 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£57.65 17/07/2019 07:44 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£58.50 17/07/2019 10:47 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£58.50 17/07/2019 09:24 Cross Country 6 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Manchester
Piccadilly
£65.40 17/07/2019 13:24 Cross Country 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Exeter Manchester train

Discount Exeter - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Exeter Manchester train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Exeter Manchester ticket is £61.27 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £61.27: £88/£61.27 = 1.44. It will take you about 2 trips from Manchester to Exeter (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Exeter to Manchester train £61.27 £40.85 £20.42 1.44

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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