The cheapest trains from Exeter to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£46

Average

£97

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 Birmingham will cost around £ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 46.

Cheapest
10:54Exeter St Davids3h02 13:56Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£461One-way
08:27Exeter St Davids2h29 10:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1121One-way
10:27Exeter St Davids2h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1141One-way
08:52Exeter St Davids3h06 11:58Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£1171One-way

Timetable Exeter to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
08:27Exeter St Davids2h29 10:56Birmingham New Street
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08:52Exeter St Davids3h06 11:58Birmingham New Street
0 changes
10:27Exeter St Davids2h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
10:54Exeter St Davids3h02 13:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
26 Oct
£46Cross Country
£25Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£46Cross Country
£38Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£46Cross Country
£20National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£57Cross Country
£10National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£57Cross Country
£22National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£57Cross Country
£10National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£57Cross Country
£17National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£46Cross Country
£14National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£46Cross Country
£14National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£46Cross Country
£15National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£57Cross Country
£9National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£57Cross Country
£15National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£57Cross Country
£9National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£46Cross Country
£18National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£46Cross Country
£18National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£45Cross Country
£15National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£112Cross Country
£9National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£57Cross Country
£14National Express
Sun
14 Nov
£57Cross Country
£9National Express

The fastest trains from Exeter to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 46 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

225 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Exeter for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 225 km distance in an average of 2 h 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 6 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
08:27Exeter St Davids2h29 10:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1121One-way
Fastest
10:27Exeter St Davids2h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1141One-way
10:54Exeter St Davids3h02 13:56Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£461One-way
08:52Exeter St Davids3h06 11:58Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£1171One-way

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Train Information to Birmingham from Exeter

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Exeter to Birmingham cover the 140 miles (225 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Exeter and Birmingham

CrossCountry trains will get you from Exeter to Birmingham from £46. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train between Exeter and Birmingham. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Exeter - Birmingham route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Exeter and Birmingham is around 140 miles (225 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £46. As you check the latest Exeter to Birmingham train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Birmingham safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Exeter to Birmingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Exeter to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £46
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Exeter and Birmingham are the following:

  • 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 Exeter to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Exeter to Birmingham.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Exeter to Birmingham?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Exeter for as low as £46  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Exeter to Birmingham?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Exeter to Birmingham train to cost on average £60  one way.
How far is it from Exeter to Birmingham by train?
The distance to Birmingham from Exeter by train is approximately 140 miles (225 km).
How long does it take from Exeter to Birmingham by train?
On average the Exeter to Birmingham train time is 2 h 29 min  covering the 140 miles (225 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Exeter and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your route from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers book a train from Exeter St Davids   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Exeter located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Exeter St Davids, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Exeter. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Exeter to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Exeter to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Exeter and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Birmingham from Exeter a day?
The average number of trains departing Exeter for Birmingham is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Exeter to Birmingham?
If you prefer early morning trains from Exeter to Birmingham, the first train leaves at 07: 27. If you prefer late night trains from Exeter to Birmingham, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Exeter to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Birmingham from Exeter to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Exeter and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Exeter to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Exeter
Birmingham
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your journey to Birmingham.