How to get from Birmingham to Exeter

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from Birmingham to Exeter

You can get from Birmingham to Exeter by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Exeter on 23 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h20 22:20Exeter, Honiton Road
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h20 22:20Exeter, Honiton Road
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h30 22:30Exeter
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16:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h35 20:35Exeter, Honiton Road
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16:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h45 20:45Exeter
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Travel Information from Birmingham to Exeter

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £113
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £113 • 2 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 140 miles (225 km) to Exeter from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Exeter

Travel 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 Birmingham to Exeter.

You can travel from Birmingham to Exeter 2 different ways: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Exeter. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A coach journey is usually £90 less than a journey to Exeter by train, which costs on average £113 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Exeter is by train, which takes on average 2 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 45 min   of travel time.

The distance between Birmingham and Exeter is around 140 miles (225 km).

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Exeter is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Exeter as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Exeter:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Exeter:

  • You can travel from Birmingham to Exeter by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with National Express from Birmingham to Exeter.
  • You can go to Exeter from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £113 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Exeter on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Exeter often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol or Plymouth. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Exeter and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Birmingham to Exeter, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £23 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £113 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Exeter tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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