There are 8 ways to get from Exeter to Bangor by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$138 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd National Express

$35 - $45

6 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$151 - $259

Train, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c
  3. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) T2

$134 - $187

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Exeter to Bangor 295.5 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Exeter to Manchester, bus, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$92 - $261

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$185 - $370

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Anglesey  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Anglesey (VLY) CWL - VLY

$101 - $251

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Bangor, Wales?

You can take a train from Exeter to Bangor via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Bangor via Birmingham in around 11 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cardiff to Anglesey
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cardiff Central to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Train from Chester to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
easyBus
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Chester, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Bangor?

The distance between Exeter and Bangor is 281 km. The road distance is 473 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bangor?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bangor is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Bangor?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Bangor is to drive which takes 5 h and costs £45 - £70.

Is there a direct train between Exeter and Bangor?

No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Bangor (Gwynedd) via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Bangor?

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Bangor?

It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Exeter to Bangor, including transfers.