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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Balsall Common by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street

£83 - £218

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

£14 - £18

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Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Balsall Common 167.7 miles

£25 - £40

Fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Birmingham (BHX) EXT - BHX

£22 - £186

Exeter to Balsall Common by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Balsall Common is around 3h 26m and covers a distance of around 179 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 43m. Operated by CrossCountry and London Midland, the Exeter to Balsall Common train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Berkswell. Typically 82 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 26m
Fastest train time:
2h 43m
Train distance:
179 miles
Trains per week:
82
Cheapest price:
£83
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
20:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Balsall Common train schedules

Exeter → Balsall Common
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Balsall Common is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Balsall Common is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Balsall Common. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Balsall Common Island via Digbeth, Oxford St and Solihull Town Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Balsall Common. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Berkswell via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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It is 141 miles from Exeter to Balsall Common. It is approximately 167.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Balsall Common without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs £80 - £220.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Exeter to Balsall Common, including transfers.

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Exeter to Balsall Common bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Balsall Common is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs £80 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5h 45m, you could also fly, which costs £22 - £190 and takes 5h 33m.

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  • Distance: 141.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Balsall Common, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street every 2 hours. Tickets cost £75 - £220 and the journey takes 2h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth 5 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £750
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £750
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Train operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Balsall Common bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Exeter to Balsall Common train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Balsall Common is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Exeter to Balsall Common.

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Blue Islands Limited, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Exeter Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Balsall Common. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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