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Duration 4h 28m
Distance 239.3 miles
Average price £170
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Runcorn takes 4h 28m and the fastest train takes 3h 54m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter to Runcorn. 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 via Birmingham

  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Runcorn
4h 14m
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£100 - £246

Exeter to Runcorn train times

Trains run hourly between Exeter and Runcorn. The earliest departure is at 06:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Exeter is at 20:56 which arrives into Runcorn at 07:23. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 4h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Runcorn via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Exeter and Runcorn is 185 miles. The road distance is 239.3 miles.

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

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Exeter to Runcorn train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Runcorn station.

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