How to travel from Plymouth to Exeter

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Travel Information between Plymouth and Exeter

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€7) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€7) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 36 miles (58 km) from Plymouth to Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Plymouth to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Exeter.

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

The cheapest way to go to Exeter from Plymouth is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Exeter:

A bus is $7 (€7) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Plymouth to Exeter costing on average $15 (€14).

The fastest way to get to Exeter from Plymouth is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Exeter can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Exeter by train can take on average 1 h 12 min.

The distance from Plymouth to Exeter is approximately 36 miles (58 km).

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Exeter is:

  • 12 buses per day.
  • 34 trains per day.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Plymouth, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Trains from Plymouth to Exeter most often leave from Plymouth and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plymouth to Exeter, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Exeter. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Plymouth to Exeter tickets on Omio for $7 (€7).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Exeter by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Plymouth to Exeter for $15 (€14) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 10 direct buses a day to Exeter with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Exeter with with 34 direct trains per day.

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 route.

Looking to extend your trip from Plymouth to Exeter? Many Omio customers who go from Plymouth to Exeter usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Manchester from Exeter, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $7 (€7) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $15 (€14) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Plymouth 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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