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Train Information to Manchester from Exeter

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£123 (€139)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Exeter to Manchester cover the 197 miles (318 km) long route taking on average 4 h 51 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £123, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies

CrossCountry from Exeter to Manchester

CrossCountry trains will get you between Exeter and Manchester from £25. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Exeter and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Exeter - Manchester train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Exeter to Manchester, Omio shows you CrossCountry’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Exeter to Manchester journey. You can expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km) from Exeter to Manchester on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Exeter to Manchester starting as low as £107 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Exeter to Manchester and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Exeter to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Exeter to Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Exeter to Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Exeter to Manchester for as low as £25  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Exeter to Manchester?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Exeter to Manchester train prices are on average £123  one way.
What is the distance between Exeter and Manchester via train?
The Exeter to Manchester train distance is approximately 197 miles (318 km).
What is the average Exeter to Manchester train duration?
On average the Exeter to Manchester train time is 4 h 51 min  covering the 197 miles (318 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Exeter and arrival train station in Manchester?

When taking a train from Exeter, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When you arrive in Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Exeter St Davids   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the departure train station in Exeter located? Where is the arrival train station in Manchester located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies go from Exeter to Manchester?
For the route from Exeter to Manchester you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Exeter and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Exeter and Manchester?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Exeter to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Exeter to Manchester for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Manchester from Exeter within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £123 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Exeter to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Exeter
Manchester
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Exeter for your journey to Manchester.