Trains from Manchester to Exeter

Manchester to Exeter train information

Manchester Exeter train map

Train duration 4h41m
Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 198 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £32.30
Average train price £67.00
  • There are many train companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Manchester in England to Exeter in England are run by Cross Country.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Exeter from Manchester. The average journey duration between Manchester to Exeter is 4h41m to travel the 198 miles.
  • Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 180 days is £32.30. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Manchester to Exeter train tickets

from £32.30 MORE 4h17m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.90 MORE 9h01m
from £10.61 MORE 7h04m
Flight
from £36.54 MORE 14h11m

Manchester - Exeter prices calendar

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

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Megabus£41

National Express£24

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Megabus£26

National Express£23

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Megabus£28

National Express£33

Raileurope£67

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Megabus£31

National Express£55

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Megabus£21

National Express£27

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Megabus£19

National Express£24

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Megabus£19

National Express£24

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

Manchester - Exeter: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£50

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£61

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£64

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£62

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£78

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£88

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Exeter in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £50 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 43% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Exeter trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£35.25 23/12/2019 20:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£44.95 23/12/2019 08:05 Cross Country 7 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£46.20 24/12/2019 08:05 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£47.20 23/12/2019 18:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£48.15 24/12/2019 07:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£50.10 24/12/2019 09:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£50.10 24/12/2019 10:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£51.40 23/12/2019 17:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£52.40 24/12/2019 08:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Exeter
St David's
£52.40 24/12/2019 14:27 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Manchester Exeter train

Discount Manchester - Exeter train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Manchester Exeter train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Manchester to Exeter cost on average £66.34 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £66.34 (£88/£66.34 = 1.33), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Exeter to Manchester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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
Manchester to Exeter train £66.34 £44.23 £22.11 1.33

(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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