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Duration 4h 57m
Distance 234.8 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Herne Bay takes 4h 57m and the fastest train takes 4h 14m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter to Herne Bay. 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 Victoria
  3. Herne Bay
4h 59m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£93 - £133

Exeter to Herne Bay train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Herne Bay. The service departs Exeter at 17:52 in the afternoon, which arrives into Herne Bay at 23:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Herne Bay via Paddington station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Exeter and Herne Bay is 208 miles. The road distance is 234.8 miles.

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

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Exeter to Herne Bay train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Herne Bay station.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Herne Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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