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from Birmingham to Exeter

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£49Cross Country
£15National Express
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1 Dec
£115Cross Country
£15National Express
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£15National Express
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£17National Express
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4 Dec
£61Cross Country
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5 Dec
£60Cross Country
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6 Dec
£61Cross Country
£14National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£48Cross Country
£14National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£48Cross Country
£15National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£60Cross Country
£17National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£60Cross Country
£15National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£61Cross Country
£14National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£61Cross Country
£15National Express
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15 Dec
£61Cross Country
£14National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£60Cross Country
£18National Express
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18 Dec
£61Cross Country
£22National Express
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19 Dec
£61Cross Country
£40National Express

Travel Information from Birmingham to Exeter

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 140 miles (225 km) by coach or train to Exeter from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach 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.
FAQs
How do I travel to Exeter from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Exeter including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Birmingham to Exeter the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Exeter, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Exeter:

A coach is generally £47 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £57 from Birmingham to Exeter.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Exeter?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Exeter is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Exeter from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

How far is Exeter from Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 140 miles (225 km) from Birmingham to Exeter.

How many services a day are there between Birmingham and Exeter?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Exeter is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Birmingham to Exeter, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Exeter?

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, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Exeter depart from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids.
Which travel operators can get me from Birmingham to Exeter?

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

  • You can take a coach from Birmingham to Exeter with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £10 with National Express from Birmingham to Exeter.
  • You can travel by train to Exeter from Birmingham with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Birmingham to Exeter tickets for £57 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Birmingham and Exeter?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Exeter with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with National Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Exeter as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Exeter.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Exeter?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Exeter often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Plymouth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Exeter from Birmingham online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Exeter, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £57 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Exeter online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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