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from Bournemouth to Exeter

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Oct 22
$83South Western Railway
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Oct 24
$76South Western Railway
$48National Express
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$83South Western Railway
$46National Express
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Travel Information to Exeter from Bournemouth

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€29) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $82 (€67) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 72 miles (116 km) by bus or train between Bournemouth and Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Exeter.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bournemouth to Exeter
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 Bournemouth to Exeter.
How do I get from Bournemouth to Exeter?

There are 2 ways to travel between Bournemouth and Exeter including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Bournemouth to Exeter?

The cheapest way to travel to Exeter from Bournemouth is by taking a bus with an average price of $35 (€29).

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A bus is $47 (€38) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bournemouth to Exeter costing on average $82 (€67).

What is the quickest way from Bournemouth to Exeter?

The quickest way to travel from Bournemouth to Exeter is by train, which takes on average 3 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h.

What is the distance between Bournemouth and Exeter?

The distance from Bournemouth to Exeter is approximately 72 miles (116 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Exeter is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Bournemouth to Exeter?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Bournemouth to Exeter depart from Bournemouth, Coach Station to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Bournemouth to Exeter depart from Bournemouth to Exeter St Davids.
Which travel companies can get me from Bournemouth to Exeter?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Bournemouth and Exeter with National Express, and you can find National Express Bournemouth to Exeter tickets for $35 (€29) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Bournemouth to Exeter with South Western Railway, and you can find South Western Railway Bournemouth to Exeter tickets for $82 (€67) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bournemouth to Exeter?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bournemouth to Exeter often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Plymouth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bournemouth and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Bournemouth to Exeter one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bournemouth to Exeter, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $35 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $82 (€67) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bournemouth to Exeter online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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