How to travel from Basingstoke to Exeter

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Travel Information between Basingstoke and Exeter

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$8 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or South Western Railway

Take a train or bus to travel 112 miles (180 km) from Basingstoke to Exeter. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basingstoke to Exeter.

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How to get from Basingstoke to Exeter by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Basingstoke to Exeter is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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You can travel by travel to Exeter from Basingstoke with FlixBus and South Western Railway. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Basingstoke to Exeter

      FAQs: Travel 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 Basingstoke to Exeter.

      There are 2 travel options from Basingstoke to Exeter. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Exeter is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Exeter:

      Taking a bus costs $17 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $25 (€22) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Exeter from Basingstoke is by train, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 25 min.

      The Basingstoke to Exeter distance is around 112 miles (180 km).

      The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Exeter is:

      • Around 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basingstoke and Exeter as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basingstoke to Exeter:

      • Buses mostly depart from Basingstoke, Alençon Link (Malls Shopping Centre - Stop Z) and arrive in Exeter, Honiton Road.
      • Trains mostly leave from Basingstoke and tend to arrive in Exeter St Davids.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basingstoke to Exeter:

      • You can take a bus from Basingstoke to Exeter with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $8 (€7) with FlixBus from Basingstoke to Exeter.
      • You can travel by train between Basingstoke and Exeter with South Western Railway, and you can find South Western Railway Basingstoke to Exeter tickets for $25 (€22) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Basingstoke to Exeter with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Exeter with South Western Railway.

      Direct services to Exeter tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Basingstoke to Exeter often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basingstoke and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!

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