How to get from Exeter to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Exeter and Birmingham

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £113
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £113 • 2 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 140 miles (225 km) between Exeter and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Exeter to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Exeter to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Exeter to Birmingham.

You can travel between Exeter and Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Exeter to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £20 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £93 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Exeter to Birmingham costing on average £113.

The fastest way from Exeter to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 29 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 10 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Birmingham is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Exeter and Birmingham 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 for travellers from Exeter to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Exeter, Bus Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Exeter at Exeter St Davids and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Exeter to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Birmingham by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Exeter to Birmingham for £20.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Exeter to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £113.

Yes, there are direct routes from Exeter to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Birmingham with National Express.
  • You can check for a direct train to Birmingham with with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Looking to extend your trip from Exeter to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Exeter to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £20 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £113 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Exeter to Birmingham 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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