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Duration 5h 4m
Distance 267 miles
Average price £150
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Harwich takes 5h 4m and the fastest train takes 4h 5m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter to Harwich. 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. London Liverpool Street
  3. Harwich
4h 49m
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£93 - £190

Exeter to Harwich train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Harwich. The earliest departure is at 01:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:48 which arrives into Harwich at 07:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Harwich. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Harwich Town via Lancaster Gate station, London Liverpool Street and Manningtree. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Exeter and Harwich is 225 miles. The road distance is 267 miles.

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Exeter to Harwich train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Harwich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Manningtree station.

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