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Duration 7h 9m
Distance 358.8 miles
Average price £280
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Gretna Green takes 7h 9m and the fastest train takes 5h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Exeter to Gretna Green. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Gretna Green
7h 8m
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£150 - £468

Exeter to Gretna Green train times

Trains run every three hours between Exeter and Gretna Green. The earliest departure is at 06:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 19:27 which arrives into Gretna Green at 13:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Gretna Green via Birmingham New Street and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Exeter and Gretna Green is 298 miles. The road distance is 358.8 miles.

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Exeter to Gretna Green train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Gretna Green train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Carlisle station.

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