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from Glasgow to Exeter

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23 May
£143Cross Country
£40National Express
24 May
£176Avanti West Coast
£41National Express
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25 May
£177Avanti West Coast
£36National Express
26 May
£177Avanti West Coast
£42National Express
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27 May
£178Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
28 May
£113Avanti West Coast
£48National Express
29 May
£142Cross Country
£54National Express
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Travel Information to Exeter from Glasgow

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£42 - £177
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £42 • 13 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 355 miles (573 km) by coach or train from Glasgow to Exeter. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Glasgow to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Exeter.

What are my Glasgow to Exeter travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Glasgow to Exeter including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Exeter?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Exeter is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £42 compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A coach journey is usually £135 less than a journey to Exeter by train, which costs on average £177 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Exeter?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Exeter is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and Exeter can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 7 h 44 min.

How far is Exeter from Glasgow?

The distance from Glasgow to Exeter is approximately 355 miles (573 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Exeter is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Exeter?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Glasgow Central to Exeter St Davids.

Which travel companies can get me from Glasgow to Exeter?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Exeter. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Glasgow to Exeter tickets on Omio for £42.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Exeter. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Glasgow to Exeter tickets on Omio for £177.

Can I find a direct route to Exeter from Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct services available between Glasgow and Exeter with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct train with with 2 direct trains per day.

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 between Glasgow and Exeter.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Glasgow to Exeter ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Glasgow to Exeter tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £42 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £177 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Glasgow 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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