Plymouth to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
16:276h03
Plymouth
22:30Manchester
£2101One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
05:245h35
Plymouth
10:59Manchester
£2111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:275h17
Plymouth
15:44Manchester
£2181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
17:276h04
Plymouth
23:31Manchester
£2191One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:105h49
Plymouth
15:59Manchester
£2291One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePlymouth to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 May
Cross Country
17:276h04
Plymouth
23:31Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
06:205h39
Plymouth
11:59Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
10:275h17
Plymouth
15:44Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
16:276h03
Plymouth
22:30Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
05:245h35
Plymouth
10:59Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Plymouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 17 m

Average

5 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

370 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Plymouth for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:275h17
Plymouth
15:44Manchester
£2181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
05:245h35
Plymouth
10:59Manchester
£2111One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:205h39
Plymouth
11:59Manchester
£2351One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:105h49
Plymouth
15:59Manchester
£2291One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:276h03
Plymouth
22:30Manchester
£2101One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Manchester

distanceDistance229 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h
priceAverage train ticket price£168 (€188)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Plymouth to Manchester cover the 229 miles long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £168, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Transport for Wales trains will get you from Plymouth to Manchester from £50. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Manchester from Plymouth. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Plymouth to Manchester with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: £113
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Plymouth to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Manchester can start from as little as £54 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Plymouth to Manchester is £168; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Plymouth to Manchester train time is 5 h   covering the 229 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Plymouth to Manchester leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Plymouth to Manchester leaves at 18: 27.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Plymouth to Manchester without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 2 direct trains from Plymouth to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Plymouth to Manchester, you can count on Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Plymouth to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 27.

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

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

Important Stations and Airports in Plymouth and Manchester

Plymouth
Manchester
Plymouth is the most popular Plymouth 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 Plymouth for your journey to Manchester.
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ShoppingShopping
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Public transport options for Plymouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
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