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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach by train, bus or car

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Train via Bristol  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Port Talbot Parkway

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Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Port Talbot National Express

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Aberavon Beach 138.4 miles

Exeter to Aberavon Beach by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Aberavon Beach is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 58m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Transport for Wales and First Cymru, the Exeter to Aberavon Beach service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Aberavon Beach. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 26m
Layover time:
2h 27m
Total time:
5h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 58m
Journey distance:
151 miles
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Aberavon Beach train, bus and walk schedules

Exeter → Aberavon Beach
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aberavon Beach is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Aberavon Beach is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach is to bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Aberavon Beach. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Sandfields, Western Avenue School via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Port Talbot, Bus Station 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Exeter and Aberavon Beach is 62 miles. The road distance is 138.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach without a car is to train via Bristol which takes 4h 2m and costs £55 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach, including transfers.

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Exeter to Aberavon Beach bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Aberavon Beach is to train via Bristol which takes 4h 2m and costs £55 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6h 21m.

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Exeter to Aberavon Beach bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Port Talbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Aberavon Beach is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Exeter to Aberavon Beach.

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  • Distance: 62 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Aberavon Beach, Wales?

You can take a train from Exeter to Aberavon Beach via Bristol Parkway, Port Talbot Parkway, Port Talbot Parkway, and Aberavon, Romney Road in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Aberavon Beach via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Port Talbot, Bus Station 4, and Sandfields, Western Avenue School in around 6h 21m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bristol Parkway to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Cardiff Central to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
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 Exeter Sidwell St to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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