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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Manchester to Paignton?

Lowest Price$100.89
Fastest Train6h 31m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines5
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Manchester-Paignton Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Manchester to Paignton?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $181.82 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Manchester to Paignton.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Paignton?

The distance between Manchester and Paignton is approximately 351 kilometers, or 218 miles. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 31 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Manchester to Paignton are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Manchester at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Manchester to Paignton?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Paignton to Manchester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Manchester to Paignton for $77.74.

What train services are there from Manchester to Paignton?

There are 5 train lines with service from Manchester to Paignton. Northern Rail + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arriva Trains Wales + Connections115h 14m$263.39
CrossCountry + Connections68h 6m$135.70
Northern Rail + Connections710h 56m$193.21
TransPennine Express + Connections17h 38m$271.14
Virgin Trains + Connections16h 47m$207.77

Where is the train station in Manchester?

There are two stations in Manchester where you can board the train to Paignton:

  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Piccadilly

Where is the train station in Paignton?

Paignton has one train station:

  • Paignton Train Station

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