Which train company can I use?
The trip between Exeter, located in England and Manchester, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
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?
Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Exeter to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
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 £43 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £63 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.
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.
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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 £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. 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 6 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||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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