Manchester to Plymouth train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Plymouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
09:255h22
Manchester
14:47Plymouth
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:256h44
Manchester
15:09Plymouth
£2071One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:255h22
Manchester
17:47Plymouth
£2181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:255h35
Manchester
17:00Plymouth
£2291One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to Plymouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Cross Country
08:256h44
Manchester
15:09Plymouth
0 changes
Cross Country
12:255h22
Manchester
17:47Plymouth
0 changes
Cross Country
09:255h22
Manchester
14:47Plymouth
0 changes
Cross Country
11:255h35
Manchester
17:00Plymouth
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 22 m

Average

5 h 45 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

370 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester for Plymouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
12:255h22
Manchester
17:47Plymouth
£2181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:255h22
Manchester
14:47Plymouth
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:255h35
Manchester
17:00Plymouth
£2291One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:256h44
Manchester
15:09Plymouth
£2071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Plymouth

distanceDistance229 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£175 (€195)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales

Trains from Manchester to Plymouth cover the 229 miles long journey taking on average 5 h 18 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £78, but the average price of train tickets is £175. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Plymouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Transport for Wales trains Manchester to Plymouth

Travel to Plymouth from Manchester from £107 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Transport for Wales! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Transport for Wales from Manchester to Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £107

FAQs: Manchester to Plymouth train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Plymouth 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 Manchester to Plymouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Plymouth can start from as little as £78 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Plymouth is £175; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Plymouth train travel time is 5 h 18 min   for the 229 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Plymouth leaves at 05: 09. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Plymouth leaves at 18: 25.
There are 8 trains a day from Manchester to Plymouth which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Manchester to Plymouth train with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Manchester to Plymouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 25.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Plymouth by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Manchester and Plymouth 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Plymouth

Manchester
Plymouth
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip from Manchester to Plymouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
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Manchester, Abraham Moss
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