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Duration 4h 44m
Distance 212.3 miles
Average price £192
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Nottingham and Exeter takes 4h 44m and the fastest train takes 3h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Nottingham 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.


  1. Derby
  2. Exeter
4h 41m
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£97 - £341

Nottingham to Exeter train times

Trains run every three hours between Nottingham and Exeter. The earliest departure is at 18:22 in the evening, and the last departure from Nottingham is at 21:24 which arrives into Exeter at 09:44. All services require a transfer at Derby and take an average of 4h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between Nottingham and Exeter is 186 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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Nottingham to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Derby station.

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Nottingham to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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What companies run services between Nottingham and Exeter?

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to Exeter St Davids every 3 hours. Tickets cost £90 - £250 and the journey takes 3h 14m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250

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