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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Paignton

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How much are train tickets from Manchester to Paignton?

Lowest Price£59.78
Fastest Train6h 31m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines5
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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 from Manchester to Paignton is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Manchester to Paignton was £107.73. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Manchester to Paignton?

The distance between Manchester and Paignton is approximately 217.94 miles, or 350.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Manchester to Paignton?

On Sunday trains from Manchester to Paignton are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Manchester to Paignton?

Typically there are 16 schedules to compare for your trip to Paignton. On the route to Paignton 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Northern Rail + Connections offers the most scheduled departures between Manchester to Paignton, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Manchester to Paignton, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Manchester to Paignton, which start at £46.06.

Here are the 5 train companies that operate from Manchester to Paignton

Arriva Trains Wales + Connections

Arriva Trains Wales + Connections train tickets from Manchester to Paignton start from £156.06, and on average cost £156.06. Daily there are 1 Arriva Trains Wales + Connections schedules to Paignton. Arriva Trains Wales + Connections in Manchester leaves from Manchester Piccadilly, And in Paignton trains arrive at Paignton Train Station,

From Manchester to Paignton train travel on Arriva Trains Wales + Connections takes 15 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paignton faster, Arriva Trains Wales + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Paignton on a weekend there is typically one Arriva Trains Wales + Connections scheduled trip per day, which will cost £156.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Manchester.

Avg. Time
15h 14m
Avg. Price
£156.06

Northern Rail + Connections

Northern Rail + Connections train tickets from Manchester to Paignton start from £70.98, and on average cost £114.48. Daily there are 7 Northern Rail + Connections schedules to Paignton. Northern Rail + Connections in Manchester leaves from Manchester Airport, And in Paignton trains arrive at Paignton Train Station,

From Manchester to Paignton train travel on Northern Rail + Connections takes 10 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paignton faster, Northern Rail + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Northern Rail + Connections offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £114.48 for a one-way train ticket to Paignton.

Avg. Time
10h 56m
Avg. Price
£114.48

TransPennine Express + Connections

TransPennine Express + Connections train tickets from Manchester to Paignton start from £160.65, and on average cost £160.65. Daily there are 1 TransPennine Express + Connections schedules to Paignton. TransPennine Express + Connections in Manchester leaves from Manchester Airport, And in Paignton trains arrive at Paignton Train Station,

From Manchester to Paignton train travel on TransPennine Express + Connections takes 7 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paignton faster, TransPennine Express + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Paignton on a weekend there is typically one TransPennine Express + Connections scheduled trip per day, which will cost £160.65 for a one-way weekend reservation from Manchester.

Avg. Time
7h 38m
Avg. Price
£160.65

Virgin Trains + Connections

Virgin Trains + Connections train tickets from Manchester to Paignton start from £123.10, and on average cost £123.10. Daily there are 1 Virgin Trains + Connections schedules to Paignton. Virgin Trains + Connections in Manchester leaves from Manchester Piccadilly, And in Paignton trains arrive at Paignton Train Station,

From Manchester to Paignton train travel on Virgin Trains + Connections takes 6 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paignton faster, Virgin Trains + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Paignton on a weekend there is typically one Virgin Trains + Connections scheduled trip per day, which will cost £123.10 for a one-way weekend reservation from Manchester.

Avg. Time
6h 47m
Avg. Price
£123.10

CrossCountry + Connections

CrossCountry + Connections train tickets from Manchester to Paignton start from £59.78, and on average cost £80.40. Daily there are 6 CrossCountry + Connections schedules to Paignton. CrossCountry + Connections in Manchester leaves from Manchester Piccadilly, And in Paignton trains arrive at Paignton Train Station,

From Manchester to Paignton train travel on CrossCountry + Connections takes 8 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Paignton faster, CrossCountry + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, CrossCountry + Connections offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £80.40 for a one-way train ticket to Paignton.

Avg. Time
8h 6m
Avg. Price
£80.40
There are 2 train stations in Manchester with trains to Paignton. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Piccadilly
There is one train station where trains from Manchester arrive in Paignton:
  • Paignton Train Station

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