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Overview: Train from Leeds to Exeter

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 13 min
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Leeds to Exeter cover the 228 miles (367 km) long route taking on average 5 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Leeds to Exeter trains

Find the best trip to Exeter from Leeds with CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.


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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train between Leeds and Exeter online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train to Exeter from Leeds, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 228 miles (367 km) journey between Leeds and Exeter as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Leeds and Exeter, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Leeds to Exeter train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

CrossCountry from Leeds to Exeter train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Leeds and Exeter:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Exeter.

How many miles is it from Leeds to Exeter by train?

The Leeds to Exeter train distance is approximately 228 miles (367 km).

How long is the train ride to Exeter from Leeds?

On average the Leeds to Exeter train time is 5 h 13 min  covering the 228 miles (367 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Leeds to Exeter do I depart from? Which Exeter train station from Leeds do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0.1 miles (172 m) from the city center to this train station.

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

Which train companies can take me from Leeds to Exeter?

For the trip from Leeds to Exeter you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Leeds and Exeter on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there between Leeds and Exeter a day?

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Leeds to Exeter. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Leeds to Exeter? What time is the last train from Leeds to Exeter?

You can take the earliest train from Leeds to Exeter at 10: 11 AM   or take the last train from Leeds to Exeter leaving at 12: 21 PM. Look for the latest Leeds to Exeter train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your journey from Leeds to Exeter.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express