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Trains Plymouth to Exeter: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Plymouth to Exeter? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Plymouth to Exeter?

Prices will vary when you travel from Plymouth to Exeter. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 26.12 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 21.40, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Plymouth to Exeter by train

Best price £ 21.40
Journey duration 25 min
Connections per day 63
First departure 11:15
Last departure 18:17
Distance 36.7 mi
Departure Plymouth
Arrival Exeter
Carriers Nationalrail, Great Western Railway, Cross country, South Western Railway

Ticket price Plymouth - Exeter every day

£ 9.71
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Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 21.40
Maximum price
£ 29.79

Plymouth - Exeter


Best prices for the month

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£ 27.96

Tuesday, August 16th 2022
Great Western Railway-logo
Эксетер Central - Эксетер St Davids
11:53 - 11:56
Great Western Railway
CO2: 0.17kg
By Bus

Wednesday, August 17th 2022
Plymouth Armada Bus Station - Exeter Honiton Road
09:15 - 10:28
1h 13min
CO2: 2.06kg

How much time will it take to go from Plymouth to Exeter by train?

The journey between Plymouth and Exeter by train usually takes 25 min to cover a distance of 36.7 mi. The shortest journey from Plymouth to Exeter will take you 2 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Exeter quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Plymouth to Exeter?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Plymouth at 11:15, and the last departure will leave at 18:17. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Plymouth to Exeter can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

When traveling from Plymouth to Exeter by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Plymouth and Exeter. You can start your journey in Plymouth at stations such as Plymouth [ PLY ], St James' Park, Plymouth, Digby & Sowton, Topsham, Exeter St Davids, Newcourt, Newton Abbot, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. These connect to stations including Exeter St David's [ EXD ], Digby & Sowton, Exeter St Davids, St James' Park, Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Topsham, Exeter Central, Exeter St Thomas and Newcourt in Exeter. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Plymouth to Exeter.

How many times a day do journeys run from Plymouth to Exeter?

If you want to get from Plymouth to Exeter, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail, Great Western Railway, Cross country and South Western Railway. You will find a maximum number of 72 departures per day. On average, there are 63 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 63 direct journeys between Plymouth and Exeter. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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