How to get to Exeter from Glasgow

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from Glasgow to Exeter

How to get to Exeter from Glasgow by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Glasgow to Exeter is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
09:1512h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:00Exeter, Honiton Road
£571One-way
1 change
Cheapest
National Express
09:1512h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:00Exeter, Honiton Road
£571One-way
1 change
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:007h53
Glasgow Central (GLC)
15:53Exeter Central (EXC)
£2351One-way
2 changes
Other options
Avanti West Coast
08:008h00
Glasgow Central (GLC)
16:00Exeter St Thomas (EXT)
£2351One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:008h20
Glasgow Central (GLC)
16:20St James' Park (SJP)
£2351One-way
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:008h22
Glasgow Central (GLC)
16:22St James' Park (SJP)
£2351One-way
2 changes
National Express
09:1512h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
22:10Exeter
£571One-way
1 change
National Express
11:1514h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:30Exeter, Honiton Road
£601One-way
1 change
National Express
11:1514h25
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:40Exeter
£601One-way
1 change

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Exeter

distanceDistance355 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£19 - £146
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 10 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, Azul or Virgin Trains

Travel 355 miles by train, coach or flight between Glasgow and Exeter. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, Azul or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Glasgow to Exeter.

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Find the best route from Glasgow to Exeter with National Express, CrossCountry and FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Glasgow and Exeter. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Exeter travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Glasgow to Exeter

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Glasgow to Exeter: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Exeter from Glasgow is by taking a coach, which costs on average £19.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Glasgow to Exeter:

      Taking a coach costs £126 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £146 for the same trip.

      Taking a coach costs £86 less than taking a train, which costs on average £105 for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Exeter is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Exeter by coach takes 10 h 53 min on average.

      Getting to Exeter by train takes 7 h 44 min on average.

      Exeter is approximately 355 miles away from Glasgow.

      The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Exeter is:

      • 12 trains a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Exeter:

      • Coaches from Glasgow to Exeter most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride.
      • Flights from Glasgow to Exeter most often leave from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Exeter International Airport.
      • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

      • You can take a coach from Glasgow to Exeter with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for £19 with FlixBus from Glasgow to Exeter.
      • You can take a flight from Glasgow to Exeter with Azul. Cheap tickets can be found for £146 with Azul from Glasgow to Exeter.
      • You can go to Exeter from Glasgow by train with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for £105 with Virgin Trains from Glasgow to Exeter on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Exeter with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with CrossCountry with 1 direct train per day.

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

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

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