Manchester to Exeter by train
Travelling from Manchester to Exeter by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Exeter take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 318 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Exeter.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Exeter?
Direct trains from Manchester to Exeter have been found.
We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Exeter every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Exeter?
The Manchester to Exeter train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Exeter train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 08:05 and the last train is around 18:05.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 07:05, and the last at 18:05.
What's the Manchester to Exeter train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Exeter are $49.84.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $74. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester to Exeter train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Exeter by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Exeter?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Manchester to Exeter.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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