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from Exeter to Manchester

You can get from Exeter to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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£84Cross Country
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£45Transport for Wales
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£162Cross Country
£18National Express
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£85Transport for Wales
£20National Express
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£82Arriva Trains Wales
£18National Express
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£45Transport for Wales
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£85Transport for Wales
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£23Transport for Wales
£17National Express
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£45Transport for Wales
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£45Transport for Wales
£24National Express
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£85Arriva Trains Wales
£22National Express
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£163Cross Country
£18National Express
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£85Transport for Wales
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£85Transport for Wales
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£46Transport for Wales
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Travel Information to Manchester from Exeter

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £135
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £135 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Loganair or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 197 miles (318 km) from Exeter to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, Loganair or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Exeter to Manchester.

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FAQs

How do you get from Exeter to Manchester?

There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Manchester: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Manchester from Exeter?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £20.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is about £115 less than a flight, which costs on average £135 for this trip.

A coach is £61 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Exeter to Manchester costing on average £81.

What is the fastest way to Manchester from Exeter?

The quickest way to travel between Exeter and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 5 h 7 min.

How many miles are between Exeter and Manchester

You should expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km) from Exeter to Manchester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Exeter to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Manchester is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Exeter to Manchester as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Exeter to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Exeter to Manchester:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Exeter to Manchester depart from Exeter, Bus Station to Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Exeter International Airport and arrive in Manchester Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Who can get me from Exeter to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Exeter to Manchester:

  • You can take a coach from Exeter to Manchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £20 with National Express from Exeter to Manchester.
  • You can take a flight from Exeter to Manchester with Loganair. Cheap tickets can be found for £135 with Loganair from Exeter to Manchester.
  • You can take a train from Exeter to Manchester with Arriva Trains Wales. Cheap tickets can be found for £81 with Arriva Trains Wales from Exeter to Manchester.

Can I travel directly between Exeter and Manchester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Exeter to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Manchester with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Manchester with Loganair with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to take to Manchester with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Exeter to Manchester?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Exeter to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Exeter and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Exeter to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Exeter to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £20 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £135 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £81 one way.

But we recommend booking Exeter to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.