Plymouth to Exeter train

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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Plymouth to Exeter is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
10:521h29
Plymouth
12:21Exeter
£131One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
07:461h18
Plymouth
09:04Exeter
£141One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
17:271h26
Plymouth
18:53Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:151h16
Plymouth
14:31Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:151h16
Plymouth
11:31Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePlymouth to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 14 June
Great Western Railway
07:461h18
Plymouth
09:04Exeter
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:521h29
Plymouth
12:21Exeter
0 changes
Cross Country
17:271h26
Plymouth
18:53Exeter
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:151h16
Plymouth
14:31Exeter
0 changes
Great Western Railway
04:541h06
Plymouth
06:00Exeter
0 changes

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Train times from Plymouth to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 14 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

59 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Plymouth for Exeter every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
09:150h57
Plymouth
10:12Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
04:541h06
Plymouth
06:00Exeter
£211One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:271h07
Plymouth
17:34Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
13:151h16
Plymouth
14:31Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:151h16
Plymouth
11:31Exeter
£151One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Exeter

distanceDistance36 miles
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Plymouth to Exeter cover the 36 miles long route taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Plymouth to Exeter

Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains will get you between Plymouth and Exeter from £10. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Train information from Plymouth to Exeter with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: £10

Trains from Plymouth to Exeter

Trains from Plymouth to Exeter run every day of the week. The earliest departure is usually at 8:09 a.m and the last train is at approximately 11:54 p.m. There are at least three services per hour. Direct and indirect services are available for this route, and the journey takes from 53 minutes. The main providers are Great Western Railway, and CrossCountry.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Plymouth to Exeter?

Departure Station: Trains from Plymouth to Exeter depart from Plymouth Station, which is situated on North Road. This is approximately 322 metres north of the city centre. There is a car park at the station, and bicycle stands on platforms 3 and 4. Taxi ranks are at the station entrance. Local buses operated by Citybus provide frequent services to the station from local areas, including Turnchapel, Deriford, and Plymstock. Local bus services operate services between the station and the city centre. It only takes 4 minutes to the station from the centre.

Arrival Station: Trains from Plymouth to Exeter arrive at Exeter St. Davids Station, which is on Bonhay Road. This is about 1mile north of the city centre. For onward travel, there are taxi ranks situated outside the station entrance and a major bus station onsite. Local bus services provide regular services to the city centre. The journey takes between 10 and 15 minutes by bus.

FAQs: Plymouth to Exeter train

FAQs: Travel by train from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Exeter.
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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Exeter can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Plymouth to Exeter is £14; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Plymouth to Exeter is on average 55 min   for the 36 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Exeter from Plymouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Plymouth to Exeter leaves at 04: 54. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Plymouth to Exeter leaves at 21: 50.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Plymouth to Exeter with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Plymouth to Exeter train with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Plymouth to Exeter as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 50.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Plymouth, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Exeter St Davids, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Exeter from Plymouth is worth doing with a journey time of 55 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Plymouth to Exeter by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Plymouth and Exeter 2 different ways: train or coach.

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