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There are 4 ways to get from Castle Combe to Exeter by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

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Bus via Bristol, Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bristol, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Exeter Sidwell St

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R

Drive

  1. Drive from Castle Combe to Exeter

Castle Combe to Exeter by bus and walk

The journey time between Castle Combe and Exeter is around 4h 52m and covers a distance of around 111 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 52m. Operated by Faresaver, First and National Express, the Castle Combe to Exeter service departs from Castle Combe, The Lodge and arrives in Exeter Sidwell St. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 25m
Layover time:
1h 27m
Total time:
4h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 52m
Journey distance:
111 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:02
Last service departs at:
10:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Castle Combe to Exeter bus and walk schedules

Castle Combe → Exeter
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Exeter is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Exeter is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Exeter is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Combe to Exeter is to bus via Bristol, Bus Station which costs £10 - £16 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Combe to Exeter is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Combe to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Castle Combe, The Lodge and arriving at Exeter Sidwell St via Bath City Centre, Bus Station and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Castle Combe and Exeter is 78 miles. The road distance is 98.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £55 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Castle Combe to Exeter, including transfers.

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Castle Combe to Exeter bus services, operated by First, depart from Bath City Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Castle Combe to Exeter is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £55 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus via Bristol, Bus Station, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 5h 14m.

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Castle Combe to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Combe to Exeter is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Castle Combe to Exeter.

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Map of how to get from Castle Combe to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 77.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Castle Combe, England and Exeter, England?

You can take a train from Castle Combe to Exeter via Chippenham and Bristol Temple Meads in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Combe to Exeter via Bath City Centre, Bath Abbey, Bath City Centre, Bus Station, Bristol, Bus Station, and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 5h 14m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Exeter Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Air Decker
Phone
+44 01225 444102
Email
airbus@bathbuscompany.com
Website
airdecker.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Air Decker
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17
Website
Stagecoach South West

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