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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Exeter

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£128 (€147)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Liverpool to Exeter cover the 187 miles (301 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 51 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £79, but the average price of train tickets is £128. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Liverpool to Exeter

You can travel by train from Liverpool to Exeter with CrossCountry for as low as £79. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


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

Book your CrossCountry Liverpool to Exeter train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Liverpool to Exeter routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Liverpool and Exeter is 187 miles (301 km), and the best price for a one-way Liverpool - Exeter CrossCountry train ticket starts at £79 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £79

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets from Liverpool to Exeter don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Exeter.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Liverpool and Exeter?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Exeter from Liverpool for the next 7 days starting from £79  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Liverpool to Exeter?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Liverpool to Exeter train prices are on average £128  one way.

What is the distance by train from Liverpool to Exeter?

The Liverpool to Exeter train distance is approximately 187 miles (301 km).

How long is the train from Liverpool to Exeter?

On average the train from Liverpool to Exeter duration is 5 h 51 min  for the 187 miles (301 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Liverpool to Exeter, which train station in Liverpool do I depart from and which train station in Exeter do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Liverpool to start your route from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. 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 Liverpool Lime Street   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Where is the train station in Liverpool? Where is the train station in Exeter?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.2 miles (346 m) from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival train station, Exeter St Davids, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Exeter.

Which train companies can take me from Liverpool to Exeter?

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

What are the first and last departure train times from Liverpool to Exeter?

The earliest train departing from Liverpool to Exeter leaves at 09: 08. The last train departing from Liverpool to Exeter leaves at 14: 07. You can find the latest Liverpool to Exeter train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Liverpool to Exeter to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Liverpool to Exeter is on average £128 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Liverpool to Exeter available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool 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 Liverpool for your journey to Exeter.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern