Bristol to Exeter train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jul 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol to Exeter is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:12AM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:09AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:12AM1h07
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19AMExeter Central (EXC)
$251One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:12AM1h25
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:37AMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
$251One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
11:15AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:25PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$261One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Bristol to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 15
Cross Country
08:12AM1h07
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:19AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:12AM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:09AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:12AM1h25
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:37AMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:45AM1h11
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:56AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:45AM1h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:32AMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:45AM1h01
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:46AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:56AM1h49
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:45AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:56AM1h36
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:32AMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:56AM1h27
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:23AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:46AM0h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:44AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:46AM1h08
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:54AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:57AM1h26
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:23AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:57AM1h48
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:45AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:57AM1h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:32AMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:45AM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:44AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:45AM1h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:32PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:45AM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:54AMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
11:15AM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:25PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:15AM1h30
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:45PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
11:45AM1h08
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:53PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
11:45AM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
11:55AM1h36
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:31PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
11:55AM1h27
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:22PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
11:55AM1h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:46PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
12:45PM1h46
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
02:31PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
12:45PM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:54PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
12:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
02:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:45PM1h09
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
02:54PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
01:58PM1h33
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:31PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
01:58PM1h47
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:45PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
01:58PM1h25
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:23PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
02:45PM1h08
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:53PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
02:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
03:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
02:45PM1h15
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:00PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
02:55PM1h26
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:21PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
02:55PM1h38
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:33PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
02:55PM1h50
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:45PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
03:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
04:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:45PM1h22
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
05:07PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
03:45PM1h21
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
05:06PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
04:45PM1h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:02PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
04:45PM1h01
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
05:46PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
04:45PM1h20
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:05PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
05:11PM0h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:09PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:11PM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:21PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
05:11PM1h22
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:33PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
05:45PM1h18
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
07:03PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
05:45PM1h11
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:56PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
05:45PM0h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:43PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:45PM1h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:14PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
06:45PM1h05
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
07:50PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:45PM1h48
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:33PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
06:56PM1h49
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:45PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
06:56PM1h33
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:29PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:50PM1h11
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:01PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
07:50PM1h31
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:21PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
07:50PM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:47PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:53PM1h32
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:25PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:45PM1h10
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:55PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:45PM0h59
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:44PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:45PM1h19
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:04PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:45PM1h24
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:09PMExeter Central (EXC)
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:45PM1h20
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:05PMExeter St Thomas (EXT)
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:45PM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:42PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bristol to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jul 15

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Trains per day

65

Distance

104 km

Of the 65 trains that leave Bristol for Exeter every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:12AM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:09AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Cross Country
07:50PM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
08:47PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Cross Country
09:45PM0h57
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:42PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$461One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:46AM0h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:44AMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$551One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:11PM0h58
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
06:09PMExeter St Davids (EXD)
$261One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Exeter

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Great Western Rail

Trains from Bristol to Exeter cover the 64 miles (104 km) long trip taking on average 57 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Bristol to Exeter trains

Buy your official CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and first_great_western train tickets from Bristol to Exeter from $14 (€12) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Great Western Rail from Bristol to Exeter train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: $20

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Exeter

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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 Bristol to Exeter.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Exeter can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Exeter is $30 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Exeter from Bristol is on average 57 min   for the 64 mile (104 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol to Exeter by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Exeter leaves at 5: 34 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Exeter leaves at 11: 48 PM.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from Bristol to Exeter with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Bristol to Exeter train with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Bristol to Exeter as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 48 PM.

When departing from Bristol, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road. When arriving in Exeter, you can end your route in train stations like Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Exeter St Davids, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Exeter from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Exeter is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bristol to Exeter including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Exeter

Bristol
Exeter
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey from Bristol to Exeter.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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