How to travel from Portsmouth to Exeter

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Travel Information from Portsmouth to Exeter

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $68
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€60) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 106 miles (171 km) between Portsmouth and Exeter. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Portsmouth to Exeter.

Travel Tips: Travel from Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Exeter.

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Exeter from Portsmouth. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Exeter from Portsmouth is by taking a bus, which costs on average $37 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Exeter:

A bus is generally $31 (€28) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $68 (€60) from Portsmouth to Exeter.

The fastest way to get to Exeter from Portsmouth is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Exeter can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The Portsmouth to Exeter distance is around 106 miles (171 km).

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Exeter is:

  • 15 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

  • You can go to Exeter from Portsmouth by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $37 (€33) with National Express from Portsmouth to Exeter on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Portsmouth to Exeter with South Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $68 (€60) with South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Exeter.

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

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

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

Many of our customers traveling from Portsmouth to Exeter don't make Exeter their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Exeter are London, Bristol or Plymouth, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Exeter to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $37 (€33) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $68 (€60) one way on average.

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

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