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from Liverpool to Exeter

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

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to Exeter on 2 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:08Liverpool Lime Street5h13 18:21St James' Park
2 changes
13:08Liverpool Lime Street5h13 18:21St James' Park
2 changes
Other options
13:08Liverpool Lime Street5h16 18:24Polsloe Bridge
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10:05Liverpool Lime Street5h16 15:21St James' Park
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10:05Liverpool Lime Street5h19 15:24Polsloe Bridge
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Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

2 Dec
£161Cross Country
£54National Express
3 Dec
£78Cross Country
£40National Express
4 Dec
£78Cross Country
£32National Express
5 Dec
£161Cross Country
£33National Express

Travel Information from Liverpool to Exeter

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£46 - £161
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £46 • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £161 • 4 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 187 miles (301 km) by coach or train between Liverpool and Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Liverpool to Exeter.

Travel Tips

Travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Exeter.
What are my travel options from Liverpool to Exeter?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Exeter from Liverpool. You can take a coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Exeter. Tickets for a coach cost on average £46.

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A coach is generally £114 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £161 from Liverpool to Exeter.

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

The fastest way from Liverpool to Exeter is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 36 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Exeter by coach can take on average 6 h 45 min.

How many miles from Liverpool to Exeter would I travel?

The distance from Liverpool to Exeter is approximately 187 miles (301 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Liverpool to Exeter?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Liverpool, Liverpool One to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travellers board their train from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Exeter St Davids.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Liverpool to Exeter?

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

  • National Express can take you to Exeter by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Liverpool to Exeter for £46.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Exeter by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Liverpool to Exeter tickets on Omio for £161.
Is there a way to travel directly from Liverpool to Exeter?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Exeter with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Exeter from Liverpool?
Many of our customers travelling from Liverpool to Exeter don't make Exeter their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Bristol or Plymouth, either of which you could add to your Liverpool and Exeter trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Exeter to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Exeter from Liverpool online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £46 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £161 one way on average.

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