Trains from Plymouth to Manchester

Plymouth to Manchester train information

Plymouth Manchester train map

Train duration 6h32m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 230 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £38.95
Average train price £67.00
  • There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Plymouth in England to Manchester in England are provided by Great Western Railway.
  • The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Manchester from Plymouth. The average train duration between Plymouth to Manchester is 6h32m to travel the 230 miles.
  • The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £38.95 one way.

Best prices for Plymouth to Manchester train tickets

from £38.95 MORE 6h25m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £10.40 MORE 8h57m
from £9.65 MORE 8h04m

Plymouth - Manchester prices calendar

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

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

Train times Plymouth to Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Plymouth St Budeaux Victoria Road
18:03
Manchester Piccadilly
00:10
6h07m Great Western Railway

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 6 trains from Plymouth to Manchester are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Plymouth Manchester train departs at 08:05 while the last train departs at 18:03. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Plymouth - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£72

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£79

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£78

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£79

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£85

Same day

Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Plymouth to Manchester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £72 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 16% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Plymouth to Manchester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Manchester
Piccadilly
£38.95 19/10/2019 16:21 Great Western Railway 12 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Manchester
Piccadilly
£38.95 19/10/2019 16:21 Great Western Railway 12 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Manchester
Piccadilly
£40.20 19/10/2019 18:03 Great Western Railway 12 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Manchester
Piccadilly
£40.20 19/10/2019 18:03 Great Western Railway 12 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Manchester
Piccadilly
£59.30 25/10/2019 16:41 Great Western Railway 20 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Plymouth Manchester train

Discount Plymouth - Manchester train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Plymouth Manchester train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Plymouth Manchester ticket is £66.44 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £66.44: £88/£66.44 = 1.32. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Manchester to Plymouth (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult 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
Plymouth to Manchester train £66.44 £44.29 £22.15 1.33

(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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