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Train Information to Exeter from Birmingham

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$131 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Exeter cover the 140 miles (225 km) long route taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $131 (€109), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $65 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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Birmingham to Exeter with Crosscountry Railways

Buy your official Crosscountry Railways train tickets between Birmingham and Exeter from $65 (€54) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Crosscountry Railways

Find the perfect Crosscountry Railways train from Birmingham to Exeter for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Crosscountry Railways train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham and Exeter. You can also check relevant travel information for the Crosscountry Railways train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Crosscountry Railways train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 140 miles (225 km) on this trip and your Crosscountry Railways Birmingham to Exeter train ticket can cost as little as $65 (€54) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Crosscountry Railways tickets between Birmingham and Exeter in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Crosscountry Railways train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

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Trains from Birmingham to Exeter
Travel by train 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 much does a cheap train from Birmingham to Exeter cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Exeter for as low as $65 (€54)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Exeter from Birmingham?
The train price to Exeter from Birmingham is on average $131 (€109)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Birmingham to Exeter by train?
The Birmingham to Exeter train distance is approximately 140 miles (225 km).
How long is the train between Birmingham and Exeter?
While the time it takes to travel 140 miles (225 km) between Birmingham and Exeter can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Exeter train journey time is on average 3 h 12 min.
What train station in Birmingham goes to Exeter? What train station do I come into Exeter from Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Exeter you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Exeter train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Exeter most often arrive at Exeter St Davids and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Birmingham to Exeter?
For the route from Birmingham to Exeter you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and Exeter on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Birmingham to Exeter a day?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Exeter is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Birmingham to Exeter for the best deals?
You can find trains between Birmingham and Exeter to cost on average $131 (€109) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Exeter train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Exeter
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Exeter.
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Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales