Buses from Exeter to Plymouth

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Exeter to Plymouth

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01:20Exeter0h5502:15Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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03:40Exeter1h2505:05Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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04:15Exeter1h3505:50Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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11:40Exeter1h0512:45Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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18:10Exeter1h1019:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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22:15Exeter1h0523:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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22:55Exeter1h0423:59Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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The fastest buses

from Exeter
to Plymouth

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Fastest Journey

55m

Average

1h 11m

Buses per day

7

Distance

59 km

Of the 7 bus that leave Exeter for Plymouth every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 59 km distance in an average of 1h 11m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 55m .

The slowest bus will take 1h 35m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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01:20Exeter0h5502:15Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£151One-way
2nd Fastest
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22:55Exeter1h0423:59Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way
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11:40Exeter1h0512:45Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£151One-way
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22:15Exeter1h0523:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way
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18:10Exeter1h1019:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Tue
Aug 20
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£11National Express
Wed
Aug 21
£11Cross Country
£11National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£9Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£9Great Western Railway
£14National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£8Great Western Railway
£9National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£8Great Western Railway
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Tue
Aug 27
£7Great Western Railway
£9National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£6Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£11Cross Country
£10National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£6Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£6Great Western Railway
£7National Express

The cheapest buses

from Exeter
to Plymouth

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Cheapest

£11

Average

£13

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Exeter to Plymouth will cost around £ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.

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22:55Exeter1h0423:59Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way
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18:10Exeter1h1019:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way
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22:15Exeter1h0523:20Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£111One-way
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03:40Exeter1h2505:05Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£121One-way
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04:15Exeter1h3505:50Plymouth, Bretonside Bus Station
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£131One-way

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Journey Summary

Exeter to Plymouth Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
1 hours 7 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £8
Buses depart from:Exeter
Bus arrives in:Plymouth
Distance:59 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from Exeter to Plymouth: Journey Details

Buses from Exeter to Plymouth are provided by both Stagecoach UK and National Express Coach Services. Both services are direct and operate 7 days a week, with a journey time of approximately 1.5 hours. There are ten Stagecoach departures a day starting at just after 5:00 a.m. until around 7:00 p.m. The first National Express coach leaves just before 1:30 a.m., then there are six further departures until around 10:30 p.m. Fares stay roughly at the same low level, although, with a bit of shopping around it's possible to find lower prices, especially when booking in advance.

Return journeys on buses from Plymouth to Exeter are also available.

Taking the Bus from Exeter

Exeter Bus and Coach Station is the main terminus from which buses from Exeter to Plymouth set off from. It is just a few minutes walk from the city centre with its shops and the cathedral. Local buses operated by Stagecoach Devon arrive at the bus station from the city and surrounding areas. Bus services run late into the evening but not throughout the night. Taxis are available outside the station.

Getting into Plymouth by Bus

Plymouth sits on an impressive natural harbour and is home to the Royal Dockyards. Also home to the British Navy, it is the largest naval base in Europe. The historic heart of the city is The Barbican. Among its narrow streets are shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries. A short distance away is Smeaton's Tower, which originally stood on the Eddystone Reef. A climb to the top is rewarded with stunning views.

It is just a short walk from Plymouth Bretonside Bus and Coach Station to the waterfront, The Barbican and Plymouth Hoe, where Sir Francis Drake awaited the Spanish Armada. There are regular local bus services covering the city centre and suburbs, as well as the Devon countryside and local region. There are late evening buses but no night services. There is a taxi rank at the station.

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Best fares for buses from Exeter to Plymouth

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
21:151h 5m22:20
ExeterPlymouth
Fastest Buses from Exeter to Plymouth by duration
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
21:551h 4m22:59
ExeterPlymouth
Sun, Aug 25
Bus
National Express
21:551h 4m22:59
ExeterPlymouth
Tue, Aug 27
Bus
National Express
21:551h 4m22:59
ExeterPlymouth
Return Journeys for Buses from Plymouth to Exeter
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
22:591h 31m00:30
PlymouthExeter
Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
02:00 55m02:55
PlymouthExeter
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
22:201h 40m00:00
PlymouthExeter

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Plymouth
BusPlymouth (Bretonside Bus Station)

Amenities

BusPlymouth Bretonside Bus Station

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