Timetable Exeter to Plymouth

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01:20Exeter0h55 02:15Plymouth
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03:40Exeter1h07 04:47Plymouth
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03:45Exeter1h02 04:47Plymouth
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07:44Exeter1h15 08:59Plymouth
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08:58Exeter1h15 10:13Plymouth
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10:09Exeter1h15 11:24Plymouth
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11:24Exeter1h15 12:39Plymouth
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11:29Exeter1h10 12:39Plymouth
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12:24Exeter1h15 13:39Plymouth
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13:00Exeter1h05 14:05Plymouth
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14:24Exeter1h15 15:39Plymouth
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15:05Exeter1h30 16:35Plymouth
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15:45Exeter1h15 17:00Plymouth
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15:50Exeter1h10 17:00Plymouth
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17:00Exeter1h15 18:15Plymouth
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17:05Exeter2h00 19:05Plymouth
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17:05Exeter1h10 18:15Plymouth
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18:11Exeter1h09 19:20Plymouth
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19:11Exeter1h09 20:20Plymouth
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20:07Exeter1h08 21:15Plymouth
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20:10Exeter1h05 21:15Plymouth
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20:12Exeter1h03 21:15Plymouth
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20:45Exeter1h05 21:50Plymouth
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20:52Exeter1h08 22:00Plymouth
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21:52Exeter1h08 23:00Plymouth
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22:15Exeter1h05 23:20Plymouth
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22:30Exeter1h50 00:20Plymouth
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22:47Exeter1h08 23:55Plymouth
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23:47Exeter1h08 00:55Plymouth
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The fastest buses from Exeter to Plymouth

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Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 12 m

Buses per day

44

Distance

59 km

Of the 44 buses that leave Exeter for Plymouth every day 44 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 59 km distance in an average of 1 h 12 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 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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01:20Exeter0h55 02:15Plymouth
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£151One-way
2nd Fastest
03:45Exeter1h02 04:47Plymouth
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£121One-way
23:52Exeter1h03 00:55Plymouth
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£121One-way
22:52Exeter1h03 23:55Plymouth
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£101One-way
21:57Exeter1h03 23:00Plymouth
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£121One-way

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The cheapest buses from Exeter to Plymouth

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Cheapest

£10

Average

£12

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

The average ticket from Exeter to Plymouth will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

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22:52Exeter1h03 23:55Plymouth
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£101One-way
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17:00Exeter1h15 18:15Plymouth
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£111One-way
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22:47Exeter1h08 23:55Plymouth
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£111One-way
08:58Exeter1h15 10:13Plymouth
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£121One-way
18:11Exeter1h09 19:20Plymouth
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£121One-way

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Coach Information between Exeter and Plymouth

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 3 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Exeter to Plymouth cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 1 h 3 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £9, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Plymouth, Viaduct.

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Exeter to Plymouth with National Express

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Exeter and Plymouth from £9 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Exeter to Plymouth? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between Exeter and Plymouth. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 36 miles (58 km) from Exeter to Plymouth.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Exeter to Plymouth coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Exeter to Plymouth are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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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Buses from Exeter to Plymouth
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Exeter and Plymouth?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Exeter to Plymouth to cost as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets between Exeter and Plymouth?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Plymouth from Exeter is £9  one way.
How far is it from Exeter to Plymouth by coach?
The distance from Exeter to Plymouth by coach is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
How many hours does it take from Exeter to Plymouth by coach?
The Exeter to Plymouth coach duration is on average 1 h 3 min, which is to be expected when travelling 36 miles (58 km) from Exeter to Plymouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Exeter and arrival coach station in Plymouth?

There are a few coach stations in Exeter to start your journey from including Exeter, Sidmouth Road (Sowton P&R), Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre) and Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride. In Plymouth you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Plymouth, Viaduct, Plymouth, Marsh Mills and Plymouth, University.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids   and arrive in Plymouth, Viaduct.

Where is the coach station in Exeter? Where is the coach station in Plymouth?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Exeter St Davids, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Exeter.

The most popular arrival coach station, Plymouth, Viaduct, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Plymouth.

What coach companies offer a service between Exeter and Plymouth?
For the best Exeter to Plymouth coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Exeter and Plymouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct coach between Exeter and Plymouth?
Yes, you can find a direct coach between Exeter and Plymouth with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When does the first coach depart from Exeter to Plymouth? When does the last coach depart from Exeter to Plymouth?
The first coach from Exeter to Plymouth leaves at 19: 57   and the last coach for this leaves at 21: 52. Omio shows you the latest coach from Exeter to Plymouth times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I buy coach tickets from Exeter to Plymouth to score the best deals?
You can find a coach from Exeter to Plymouth to cost on average £9 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Exeter to Plymouth coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Plymouth (Bretonside Bus Station)
Amenities
Plymouth Bretonside Bus Station
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