The cheapest buses from Exeter to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£9

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 £ 9.

Cheapest
22:52Exeter1h03 23:55Plymouth
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£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:00Exeter2h05 04:05Plymouth
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£101One-way
22:47Exeter1h08 23:55Plymouth
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£111One-way
19:16Exeter1h04 20:20Plymouth
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£121One-way
14:24Exeter1h15 15:39Plymouth
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£121One-way

Timetable Exeter to Plymouth

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01:20Exeter0h55 02:15Plymouth
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02:00Exeter2h05 04:05Plymouth
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04:10Exeter1h25 05:35Plymouth
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04:25Exeter1h40 06:05Plymouth
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05:40Exeter1h07 06:47Plymouth
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05:45Exeter1h02 06:47Plymouth
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07:44Exeter1h15 08:59Plymouth
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07:49Exeter1h10 08:59Plymouth
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10:09Exeter1h15 11:24Plymouth
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10:14Exeter1h10 11:24Plymouth
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12:24Exeter1h15 13:39Plymouth
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12:29Exeter1h10 13:39Plymouth
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13:00Exeter1h05 14:05Plymouth
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14:24Exeter1h15 15:39Plymouth
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14:29Exeter1h10 15:39Plymouth
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14:55Exeter1h10 16:05Plymouth
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16:45Exeter2h00 18:45Plymouth
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17:00Exeter1h15 18:15Plymouth
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17:05Exeter1h10 18:15Plymouth
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19:11Exeter1h09 20:20Plymouth
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19:16Exeter1h04 20:20Plymouth
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19:55Exeter1h05 21:00Plymouth
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20:45Exeter1h05 21:50Plymouth
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20:52Exeter1h08 22:00Plymouth
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20:57Exeter1h03 22:00Plymouth
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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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22:52Exeter1h03 23:55Plymouth
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The fastest buses from Exeter to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Buses per day

29

Distance

59 km

Of the 29 buses that leave Exeter for Plymouth every day 29 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 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 5 m 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.

Fastest
01:20Exeter0h55 02:15Plymouth
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£141One-way
2nd Fastest
05:45Exeter1h02 06:47Plymouth
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£121One-way
22:52Exeter1h03 23:55Plymouth
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£91One-way
20:57Exeter1h03 22:00Plymouth
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£121One-way
19:16Exeter1h04 20:20Plymouth
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£121One-way

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Coach Information to Plymouth from Exeter

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€11)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Exeter to Plymouth cover the 36 miles (58 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Plymouth, Viaduct.

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Travel with National Express between Exeter and Plymouth

National Express coaches will get you between Exeter and Plymouth from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Exeter to Plymouth on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey from Exeter to Plymouth. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 36 miles (58 km) from Exeter to Plymouth on the coach and pay as low as £10 for a coach ticket.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Exeter - Plymouth coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Exeter to Plymouth on Omio today and enjoy your trip!

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Exeter and Plymouth:

  • 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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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches to Plymouth from Exeter?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Plymouth from Exeter for as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets from Exeter to Plymouth?
The Exeter to Plymouth coach ticket price is on average £9  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance by coach from Exeter to Plymouth?
The Exeter to Plymouth coach distance is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
How long does it take from Exeter to Plymouth by coach?
The coach time between Exeter and Plymouth is on average 1 h 5 min  for the 36 miles (58 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Exeter to Plymouth by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station from Exeter to Plymouth do I depart from? Which Plymouth coach station from Exeter do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Exeter, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre), Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride and Exeter, Honiton Road. When you arrive in Plymouth, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Plymouth, Viaduct, Plymouth, Marsh Mills and Plymouth, University.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Exeter St Davids   to Plymouth, Viaduct.

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

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Exeter St Davids and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Plymouth, Viaduct and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Plymouth.

Which coach companies can get me from Exeter to Plymouth?
If you're looking for coaches from Exeter to Plymouth, you can rely on National Express to get you to Plymouth. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Exeter to Plymouth journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Exeter to Plymouth direct coaches?
Yes, you can find a direct coach from Exeter to Plymouth with National Express or 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.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Exeter to Plymouth?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Exeter to Plymouth, the first coach leaves at 13: 55. If you prefer late night coaches from Exeter to Plymouth, the last coach of the day leaves at 21: 52. Omio shows you the latest coach from Exeter to Plymouth timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase Exeter to Plymouth coach tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Exeter to Plymouth is on average £9 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets from Exeter to Plymouth available a few months in advance.

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