The cheapest trains from Southampton to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£45

Average

£68

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 Southampton to Exeter will cost around £ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 45.

Cheapest
10:11Southampton Central2h32 12:43Exeter St Davids
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£451One-way
Cheapest
08:10Southampton Central2h33 10:43Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£451One-way
Cheapest
09:11Southampton Central2h32 11:43Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£451One-way
10:42Southampton Central2h17 12:59Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£501One-way
08:12Southampton Central3h01 11:13Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£1541One-way

Timetable Southampton to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 21 Oct
08:10Southampton Central2h33 10:43Exeter St Davids
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08:12Southampton Central3h01 11:13Exeter St Davids
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09:11Southampton Central2h32 11:43Exeter St Davids
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10:11Southampton Central2h32 12:43Exeter St Davids
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10:42Southampton Central2h17 12:59Exeter St Davids
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
21 Oct
£45South Western Railway
£27National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£31South Western Railway
£33National Express
Sat
23 Oct
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£23National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£29South Western Railway
£31National Express

The fastest trains from Southampton to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

151 km

It's difficult to get from Southampton to Exeter without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:42Southampton Central2h17 12:59Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£501One-way
10:11Southampton Central2h32 12:43Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£451One-way
09:11Southampton Central2h32 11:43Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£451One-way
08:10Southampton Central2h33 10:43Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£451One-way
08:12Southampton Central3h01 11:13Exeter St Davids
1 changes
£1541One-way

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Train Information between Southampton and Exeter

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway or Great Western Railway

Trains from Southampton to Exeter cover the 93 miles (150 km) long route taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £38, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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Trains from Southampton to Exeter
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Southampton and Exeter cost?
You can find a cheap train from Southampton to Exeter for some dates and times for as low as £29  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Southampton to Exeter on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Exeter from Southampton is £38  one way.
What is the distance by train from Southampton to Exeter?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Southampton to Exeter via train to be approximately 93 miles (150 km).
How long is the train between Southampton and Exeter?
The train time to Exeter from Southampton is on average 2 h 33 min  for the 93 miles (150 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Southampton to Exeter by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Southampton and arrival train station in Exeter?

When taking the train to Exeter from Southampton, you can choose to depart from train stations like Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. Your route can end in train stations such as Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Southampton Central   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Where is the Southampton train station located? Where is the Exeter train station located?

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

What train providers go from Southampton to Exeter?
For the trip from Southampton to Exeter you can take a train with South Western Railway or Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Exeter from Southampton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Southampton to Exeter a day?
The average number of trains departing Southampton for Exeter 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 Southampton to Exeter?
The first Southampton to Exeter train departs at 07: 10   and the last train from Southampton to Exeter leaves at 08: 58. Check out the most up-to-date Southampton to Exeter train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Southampton to Exeter train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Exeter from Southampton to cost on average £38 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Exeter train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Exeter
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton 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 Southampton for your journey to Exeter.