Duration 3h 45m
Distance 88.7 miles
Average price £97
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Christchurch and Exeter takes 3h 45m and the fastest train takes 3h 6m. There is a train service every few hours from Christchurch to Exeter. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Christchurch
  2. Salisbury
  3. Exeter
3h 50m
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£51 - £127

Christchurch to Exeter train times

Trains run hourly between Christchurch and Exeter. The earliest departure is at 10:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Christchurch is at 22:20 which arrives into Exeter at 08:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Christchurch to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Christchurch and arriving at Exeter Central via Southampton Central and Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Christchurch and Exeter is 77 miles. The road distance is 88.7 miles.

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Christchurch to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Christchurch station.

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Christchurch to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter Central station.

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You can take a train from Christchurch to Exeter via Southampton Central and Salisbury in around 3h 50m.
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £23
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Christchurch to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £23
Train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80

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