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 Plymouth to Exeter will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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Of the 19 buses that leave Plymouth for Exeter every day 19 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 1 h 7 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 23 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.
|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€7)|
|Coach frequency||16 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 16 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Plymouth to Exeter cover the 36 miles (58 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 16 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
Travel from Plymouth to Exeter from £7 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. 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 Plymouth - Exeter 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.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Plymouth to Exeter:
National Express buses depart from Plymouth seven times a day. The earliest bus leaves at 3:25 a.m. on weekdays and 4:10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The last bus is at 23:59 p.m. every day. All services are direct with travel times of around one hour.
Departure Station: Departures are from Bretonside Bus Station in Plymouth. The bus station is situated in the town centre, less than half 0.2 miles south of Plymouth's shopping area. It can be reached from anywhere in the town centre in approximately 10 minutes on foot.
Arrival Station: Exeter bus station is on the east side of Exeter city centre. From there it is an easy walk to the shopping area of the city, which can be reached in under five minutes. Exeter's impressive cathedral and surrounding green is only 0.3 miles away from the station and can be reached on foot in around 10 minutes.
The bus station in Plymouth is well located close to the heart of town and has good links with the larger transport infrastructure. Taxis and local services are readily available from early morning to late at night. Between midnight and 05.00 am there are only a few services with very few passengers.
In Exeter, the county town of Devon, there is plenty to keep visitors occupied including the elegant cathedral, bijou shopping and a range of cosy pubs and tea shops. When arriving at Exeter St David's it is a ten minute walk into town. Taxis and local buses are a convenient way to continue a journey. This route gives easy access to the University's main campus, including Exeter's Northcott Theatre and plenty of popular guest houses. Allow twenty minutes to walk at a leisurely pace into the town centre from the bus's drop off point at St David's.
When taking a coach from Plymouth, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Plymouth, Plymouth, Viaduct and Plymouth, Marsh Mills. When you arrive in Exeter, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre), Exeter and Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Plymouth to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Plymouth, located approximately 0.5 miles (754 m) from the city centre of Plymouth. The most popular arrival coach station in Exeter, called Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre), is located around 0.3 miles (458 m) away from its city centre.
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