How to travel from Exeter to Bristol

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from Exeter to Bristol

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

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To get from Exeter to Bristol on Aug 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMExeter, Honiton Road1h43 08:38PMBristol, Airport
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04:15AMExeter, Honiton Road1h43 05:58AMBristol, Airport
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05:55PMExeter, Honiton Road1h45 07:40PMBristol, Airport
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09:18AMExeter, Honiton Road1h46 11:04AMBristol, Airport
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06:47PMExeter1h51 08:38PMBristol, Airport
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Travel Information to Bristol from Exeter

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 1 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€42) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 64 miles (104 km) from Exeter to Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Exeter to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Exeter to Bristol

Travel 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.

There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Bristol: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bristol from Exeter is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:

Taking a bus is usually $30 (€27) less than taking a train to Bristol, which costs on average $45 (€42) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bristol from Exeter is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bristol can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 43 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km) between Exeter and Bristol.

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Bristol is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • Around 27 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Exeter, Bus Station and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Exeter to Bristol depart from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can go to Bristol from Exeter by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $15 (€14) with Megabus from Exeter to Bristol on Omio.
  • You can travel from Exeter to Bristol by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€42) with Great Western Railway from Exeter to Bristol.

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

  • You'll find 7 direct buses a day to Bristol with Megabus.
  • You can find 23 direct trains per day to Bristol with.

Direct services to Bristol 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 route.

Omio customers who travel from Exeter to Bristol often also extend their vacation to go to London, Cardiff or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bristol and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $45 (€42) one way.

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

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