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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Exeter

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Exeter cover the 140 miles (225 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £48, but the average price of train tickets is £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Exeter

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Exeter with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £48. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Exeter you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Exeter for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham and Exeter. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 140 miles (225 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Birmingham to Exeter train ticket can cost as little as £48 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets to Exeter from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Birmingham to Exeter with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 31 min
  • Average Price: £48
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Exeter, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Exeter

Travel by train to Exeter easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Exeter.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Birmingham to Exeter?

You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Exeter for some dates and times for as low as £48  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Exeter?

The Birmingham to Exeter train ticket price is on average £70  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance to Exeter from Birmingham by train?

You should expect to travel around 140 miles (225 km)  from Birmingham to Exeter by train.

How long is the train to Exeter from Birmingham?

The train time to Exeter from Birmingham is on average 3 h 12 min  for the 140 miles (225 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Exeter from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Birmingham goes to Exeter? Which train station do I come into Exeter from Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Exeter you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Exeter? Where is the Exeter train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Exeter most often arrive at Exeter St Davids and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Birmingham to Exeter?

For the best Birmingham to Exeter train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Birmingham to Exeter to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there between Birmingham and Exeter?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Exeter is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Birmingham to Exeter? What time is the last train from Birmingham to Exeter?

The first Birmingham to Exeter train departs at 10: 12   and the last train from Birmingham to Exeter leaves at 16: 12. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Exeter train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase Birmingham to Exeter train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train from Birmingham to Exeter to cost on average £70 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Exeter train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Exeter.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales