Exeter to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
06:15PM2h40
Exeter
08:55PMBirmingham
$781One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:43AM2h35
Exeter
01:18PMBirmingham
$901One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:14PM2h41
Exeter
02:55PMBirmingham
$901One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:42AM3h13
Exeter
02:55PMBirmingham
$1071One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:42PM3h13
Exeter
03:55PMBirmingham
$1571One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Exeter to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25
Cross Country
10:43AM2h35
Exeter
01:18PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:14AM2h41
Exeter
01:55PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:14PM2h41
Exeter
02:55PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:15PM2h40
Exeter
08:55PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:34PM3h21
Exeter
11:55PMBirmingham
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Exeter to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

225 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Exeter for Birmingham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:43AM2h35
Exeter
01:18PMBirmingham
$901One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:15PM2h40
Exeter
08:55PMBirmingham
$781One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:14AM2h41
Exeter
01:55PMBirmingham
$1611One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:14PM2h41
Exeter
02:55PMBirmingham
$901One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:42PM3h13
Exeter
03:55PMBirmingham
$1571One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Birmingham

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceCheapest ticket price$57 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Great Western Rail
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $10 (€9)

Trains from Exeter to Birmingham run on average 7 times per day, taking around 2h 54m for the 225 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $57 (€50) but you can travel from only $10 (€9) by bus.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Exeter to Birmingham trains

CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and first_great_western trains will get you between Exeter and Birmingham from $57 (€50). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Exeter and Birmingham. 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.

Train information from Exeter to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: $57
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

FAQs: Trains from Exeter to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from Exeter to Birmingham 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 Exeter to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Birmingham can start from as little as $57 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Exeter to Birmingham is $114 (€100); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Exeter and Birmingham is on average 2 h 22 min   for the 140 mile (225 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Exeter by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Exeter to Birmingham leaves at 5: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Exeter to Birmingham leaves at 8: 34 PM.
Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day from Exeter to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Exeter to Birmingham train with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Exeter to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 34 PM.

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your route from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham from Exeter is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Exeter to Birmingham by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to Birmingham from Exeter 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Exeter and Birmingham

Exeter
Birmingham
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your trip to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Exeter St Thomas
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station

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