How to travel from Exeter to Plymouth

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from Exeter to Plymouth

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

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To get from Exeter to Plymouth on Jul 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:55PMExeter0h55 08:50PMPlymouth, Marsh Mills
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07:55PMExeter1h05 09:00PMPlymouth
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08:45PMExeter0h55 09:40PMPlymouth, Marsh Mills
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08:45PMExeter1h05 09:50PMPlymouth
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Travel Information to Plymouth from Exeter

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€8) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 36 miles (58 km) to Plymouth from Exeter. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Exeter to Plymouth.

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

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Plymouth is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Plymouth:

Taking a flight is about $8 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€8) for this trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same route. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Exeter to Plymouth.

Taking a flight is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a train to Plymouth, which costs on average $12 (€10) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Exeter to Plymouth is by bus, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 2 min   of travel time.

Plymouth is approximately 36 miles (58 km) away from Exeter.

The average frequency per day from Exeter to Plymouth is:

  • 17 buses per day.
  • 41 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Exeter to Plymouth 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 Plymouth:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Exeter, Bus Station and arrive in Plymouth, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Plymouth.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Plymouth from Exeter with National Express, and you can find National Express Exeter to Plymouth tickets for $8 (€8) on Omio.
  • You can go to Plymouth from Exeter by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $12 (€10) with Great Western Railway from Exeter to Plymouth on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can take a direct train with with 41 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $8 (€8) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $12 (€10) one way on average.

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

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