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from Birmingham to Exeter

You can get from Birmingham to Exeter by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Exeter on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:12AMBirmingham New Street2h32 01:44PMExeter St Davids
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$651One-way
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11:12AMBirmingham New Street2h32 01:44PMExeter St Davids
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$651One-way
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08:12AMBirmingham New Street2h32 10:44AMExeter St Davids
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$1561One-way
09:12AMBirmingham New Street2h45 11:57AMExeter St Davids
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$1561One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Oct 25
$79Cross Country
$30National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$65Cross Country
$28National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$163Cross Country
$28National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$65Cross Country
$28National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$80Cross Country
$28National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$80Cross Country
$32National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$80Cross Country
$30National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$65Cross Country
$19National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$65Cross Country
$19National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$80Cross Country
$24National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$158Cross Country
$25National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$80Cross Country
$26National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$64Cross Country
$25National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$64Cross Country
$25National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$80Cross Country
$21National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$157Cross Country
$25National Express
Sun
Nov 14
$80Cross Country
$28National Express

Travel Information to Exeter from Birmingham

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $78 (€64) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 140 miles (225 km) by bus or train between Birmingham and Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Birmingham to Exeter.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Exeter?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Exeter: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Exeter?

The cheapest way to go to Exeter from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Exeter:

A bus is $64 (€52) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Exeter costing on average $78 (€64).

What is the quickest way to get from Birmingham to Exeter?

The fastest way to get to Exeter from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Exeter can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Exeter by bus can take on average 3 h 55 min.

How far is Exeter from Birmingham?

The distance from Birmingham to Exeter is approximately 140 miles (225 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Exeter?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Exeter is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Exeter?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Exeter:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Exeter St Davids.
Who can get me from Birmingham to Exeter?

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

  • You can take a bus from Birmingham to Exeter with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with National Express from Birmingham to Exeter.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Exeter by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $78 (€64) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Exeter.
Is there a direct service from Birmingham to Exeter?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Exeter with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Birmingham to Exeter?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Exeter often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bristol or Plymouth. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Exeter and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Birmingham to Exeter online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Exeter, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $78 (€64) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Exeter tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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