Exeter Airport to Manchester By Train (4hr 10 mins from 107.80 GBP)


Exeter St David's Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Exeter St David's Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Exeter Airport to Manchester run from Exeter St David's Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Exeter Airport and Manchester runs regularly up to 9 times a day. The first Train leaves Exeter Airport at 10:49 and the last Train departing at 14:59. The journey time on the Train is 4hr 10 mins.


This service runs from Exeter St David's Train Station only. You need to take the number 56A from Exeter Airport to Exeter St David's Train Station and from here get a connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly, this part of the journey is extra to the quoted National Rail price


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Exeter Airport to Manchester for just 107.80 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 107.80 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Exeter Airport to Manchester click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


Exeter Airport to Manchester by Car (4hr 11 mins 248 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 248 miles (399.28Km) from Exeter Airport. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.



 Exeter Airport To Manchester by Megabus (6hr 20 mins from 16.00 GBP)


Exeter Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

Exeter Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Exeter Airport and Manchester runs 2 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 08:05 and the last leaving at 16:50. This can be the cheapest way to travel between the two locations with fares as low as 1.50 GBP one way for those who book online up to three months in advance. You can book a return fare from 16.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times after 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Exeter Bus Station in Exeter Airport to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 248 miles (399.28Km) from Exeter Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 6hr 20 mins.


This service is not available direct from Exeter Airport. The Megabus service runs from Exeter Bus Station only, you will need to take the number 56A to the bus station to get the connection to Manchester, this is an extra cost to the quoted Megabus price


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Exeter Airport to Manchester click the button below.



NOTE - be advised to bring your Megabus reservation printed or in your phone as drivers may refuse boarding unless you do even though this is not in their conditions.


If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bradshaw Street, Shudehill interchange bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


 Exeter Airport To Manchester by Bus (8hr 10 mins from 65.70 GBP)


Exeter Airport to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Exeter Airport to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Exeter Airport and Manchester runs 5 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 06:15 and the last bus is at 18:00. You can book a return fare from 65.70 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Exeter Airport in Exeter Airport to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 248 miles (399.28Km) from Exeter Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 8hr 10 mins.


This is not a direct service. You will need to change at Exeter Bus & Coach Station for a connecting coach to Manchester


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Exeter Airport to Manchester click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.



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