Cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£9

Average

£11

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.

Cheapest
09:15Plymouth1h13 10:28Exeter, Honiton Road
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£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:00Plymouth1h12 00:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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£101One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15Plymouth1h07 10:22Exeter
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£101One-way
13:30Plymouth1h07 14:37Exeter
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£111One-way
21:00Plymouth1h12 22:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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£111One-way

Bus Timetable Plymouth to Exeter

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05:00Plymouth1h12 06:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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07:00Plymouth1h12 08:12Exeter
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07:00Plymouth1h18 08:18Exeter, Honiton Road
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09:15Plymouth1h07 10:22Exeter
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09:15Plymouth1h13 10:28Exeter, Honiton Road
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11:30Plymouth1h07 12:37Exeter
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11:30Plymouth1h13 12:43Exeter, Honiton Road
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13:30Plymouth1h07 14:37Exeter
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13:30Plymouth1h13 14:43Exeter, Honiton Road
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15:30Plymouth1h23 16:53Exeter, Honiton Road
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15:30Plymouth1h17 16:47Exeter
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17:30Plymouth1h23 18:53Exeter, Honiton Road
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17:30Plymouth1h17 18:47Exeter
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19:00Plymouth1h07 20:07Exeter
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19:00Plymouth1h12 20:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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21:00Plymouth1h12 22:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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21:00Plymouth1h07 22:07Exeter
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23:00Plymouth1h12 00:12Exeter, Honiton Road
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23:00Plymouth1h07 00:07Exeter
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Bus times from Plymouth to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Fastest Journey

1 h 7 m

Average

1 h 12 m

Buses per day

19

Distance

59 km

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.

Fastest
13:30Plymouth1h07 14:37Exeter
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£111One-way
Fastest
09:15Plymouth1h07 10:22Exeter
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£101One-way
Fastest
21:00Plymouth1h07 22:07Exeter
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£111One-way
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23:00Plymouth1h07 00:07Exeter
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£111One-way
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19:00Plymouth1h07 20:07Exeter
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£111One-way

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Coach Information between Plymouth and Exeter

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€7)
frequencyCoach frequency16 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 16 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational 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).

Coach companies

Plymouth to Exeter with National Express

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

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.

  • Average Price: £7

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:

  • 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 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.

What is(are) the departure and arrival station(s) for buses from Plymouth to Exeter?

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.

Taking the Bus from Plymouth

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.

Getting into Exeter by Bus

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.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach from Plymouth to Exeter cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Plymouth to Exeter for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Plymouth to Exeter cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Plymouth to Exeter coach price to come in at an average of £7  one way.
What is the distance between Plymouth and Exeter by coach?
You should expect to travel around 36 miles (58 km)  between Plymouth and Exeter by coach.
How many hours does it take from Plymouth to Exeter by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 36 miles (58 km) to Exeter from Plymouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Plymouth to Exeter is on average 1 h.
What is the departure coach station in Plymouth and arrival coach station in Exeter?

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).

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

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.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Plymouth to Exeter?
If you're looking for coaches from Plymouth to Exeter, you can rely on National Express to get you to Exeter. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Plymouth to Exeter trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Plymouth to Exeter direct coach services?
Yes, there are 16 direct coaches per day from Plymouth to Exeter. You can look to travel with Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many coaches per day are there to Exeter from Plymouth?
On average, there are 16 coaches a day from Plymouth to Exeter. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I purchase Plymouth to Exeter coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Plymouth to Exeter coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Exeter from Plymouth. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.