How to travel from Leicester to Exeter

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Travel Information to Exeter from Leicester

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $101
fastestFastest modeTrain • $101 (€88) • 4 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 167 miles (269 km) from Leicester to Exeter. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leicester to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester to Exeter

Travel Tips: 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 Leicester to Exeter.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Leicester to Exeter. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Exeter is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A flight is generally $24 (€21) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $41 (€36) from Leicester to Exeter.

A flight is generally $83 (€73) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $101 (€88) from Leicester to Exeter.

The fastest way to get to Exeter from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 3 min.

Other travel options to Exeter can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Exeter by bus can take on average 8 h 12 min.

In comparison, getting to Exeter by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Exeter is approximately 167 miles (269 km) away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Exeter is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses from Leicester to Exeter most often leave from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Trains from Leicester to Exeter most often leave from Leicester and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Exeter from Leicester with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Leicester to Exeter tickets for $41 (€36) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Leicester to Exeter with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $101 (€88) with Great Western Railway from Leicester to Exeter.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can take a direct train with.

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 trip.

Your trip from Leicester to Exeter doesn't have to end in Exeter. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Plymouth. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Plymouth to your Leicester to Exeter tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Exeter today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $41 (€36) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $17 (€15) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $101 (€88) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Leicester 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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