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Train Information from Cambridge to Exeter

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Cambridge to Exeter cover the 187 miles (301 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 3 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Exeter.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Cambridge to Exeter?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cambridge to Exeter to cost as little as £38  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Cambridge to Exeter on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Cambridge and Exeter is £57  one way.
What is the distance between Cambridge and Exeter by train?
The Cambridge to Exeter train distance is approximately 187 miles (301 km).
How long is the train to Exeter from Cambridge?
On average the train from Cambridge to Exeter duration is 4 h 3 min  for the 187 miles (301 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cambridge and arrival train station in Exeter?

When taking a train from Cambridge, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. When you arrive in Exeter, your train can arrive in train stations including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cambridge   to Exeter St Davids.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Cambridge and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km 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 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there from Cambridge to Exeter a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cambridge to Exeter. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cambridge to Exeter? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Cambridge to Exeter at 07: 50   or take the last train from Cambridge to Exeter leaving at 09: 44. Look for the latest Cambridge Exeter train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Exeter from Cambridge for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Cambridge and Exeter within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £57 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cambridge to Exeter a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge 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 Cambridge for your journey to Exeter.