Exeter to Bristol train

Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Cheapest

24

Average

39

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
11:48AMSt James' Park1h38 01:26PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
241One-way
10:51AMExeter Central2h25 01:16PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
08:34AMExeter Central1h46 10:20AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
10:48AMSt James' Park2h28 01:16PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
08:21AMSt James' Park1h59 10:20AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way

Train schedule from Exeter to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29
08:04AMExeter Central1h20 09:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
08:21AMSt James' Park1h59 10:20AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
08:34AMExeter Central1h46 10:20AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
09:20AMSt James' Park1h57 11:17AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
09:41AMExeter Central1h36 11:17AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
09:49AMSt James' Park1h35 11:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
10:14AMExeter Central1h10 11:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
10:40AMExeter Central1h14 11:54AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
10:48AMSt James' Park2h28 01:16PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
10:51AMExeter Central2h25 01:16PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
11:48AMSt James' Park1h38 01:26PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
12:48PMSt James' Park1h38 02:26PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Exeter to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 43 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

104 km

It's difficult to get from Exeter to Bristol without transferring at least once.

Fastest
10:14AMExeter Central1h10 11:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
10:40AMExeter Central1h14 11:54AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
08:04AMExeter Central1h20 09:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
411One-way
09:49AMSt James' Park1h35 11:24AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way
09:41AMExeter Central1h36 11:17AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
401One-way

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Bristol

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency28 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Exeter to Bristol cover the 64 miles (104 km) long route taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $38 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Exeter to Bristol trains

Travel to Bristol from Exeter from $26 (€24) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and Great Western Rail! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Exeter and Bristol you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Exeter to Bristol, check out Omio! With one-way Exeter to Bristol train ticket prices starting as low as $26 (€24) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Bristol from Exeter by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 64 miles (104 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Bristol from Exeter in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Exeter to Bristol on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

CrossCountry from Exeter to Bristol train information:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • Average Price: $26
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Bristol from Exeter with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes between Exeter and Bristol as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail Exeter to Bristol train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Exeter to Bristol on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 64 miles (104 km) trip between Exeter and Bristol with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

Exeter to Bristol train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 13 a day

Trains from Exeter to Bristol: Journey Details

Trains from Exeter to Bristol are operated by First Great Western and Cross Country. From Monday to Saturday, services run from around 8:00 a.m. to mid-afternoon, with four departures an hour throughout the morning but fewer after 2:00 p.m. On Sundays there are 3 departures an hour between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. All journeys require one change.

Taking the Train from Exeter

There are three stations which run trains from Exeter to Bristol. Exeter Central is situated on Queen Street in the town centre, close to Exeter College and Exeter Cathedral, and is well served by bus links which stop directly outside. The St James' Park train station is adjacent to the football stadium of the same name, home of Exeter FC, and a 10-minute walk from Clifton Hill Sports Centre. Buses routes from around the city pass near the station on Old Tiverton and Blackboy Roads. Polsloe Bridge train station is on Pinhoe Road, less than 1 mile from the University of Exeter. Regular bus services from the city centre stop nearby on Whipton Road.

Getting into Bristol by Train

Located on the Severn Estuary, Bristol is known for picturesque landmarks such as the Avon Gorge and the Clifton Suspension Bridge, while its other attractions include a well-stocked zoo, the Victorian steamship SS Great Britain and the At-Bristol Science Centre. Bristol Temple Meads station, the arrival point for trains from Exeter, is a 10-15 minute walk from the town centre and less than 1 mile west of the University of Bristol. Frequent buses run from outside the station to central destinations such as College Green and Park Street as well to the leafy suburb of Clifton. Bristol International Airport is 25 minutes away via the Flyer 330 shuttle bus which departs twice hourly from the station forecourt.

Travel Tips: Trains from Exeter to Bristol

Travel by train to Bristol 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 Bristol.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Exeter to Bristol trains for as little as $26 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Exeter to Bristol train to cost on average $38 (€34)  one way.
The distance from Exeter to Bristol by train is approximately 64 miles (104 km).
While the time it takes to travel 64 miles (104 km) to Bristol from Exeter can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Exeter to Bristol train journey time is on average 1 h 10 min.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids   and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Exeter St Davids and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the train station to the city center in Bristol.

When taking a train from Exeter to Bristol, you can count on Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Exeter and Bristol and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 28 trains a day from Exeter to Bristol. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Exeter to Bristol at 5: 43 AM   or take the last train from Exeter to Bristol leaving at 9: 26 PM. Look for the latest Exeter to Bristol train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Exeter and Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€34) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Exeter to Bristol a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Exeter
Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Exeter is Exeter St Davids. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Exeter St Davids for your journey between Exeter and Bristol.
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Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
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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
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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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