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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Bridlington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Bridlington

£137 - £326

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Bus, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Cabot Circus
  2. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Meadowhall to Bridlington

£53 - £86

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Bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hull
  3. Take the bus from Hull Interchange to Bridlington Bus Station 121

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Bridlington 317.1 miles

£45 - £70

Fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hull
  3. Take the train from Hull to Bridlington

£94 - £431

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Newcastle (NCL) EXT - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  3. Take the train from York to Seamer

£97 - £508

Exeter to Bridlington by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Bridlington is around 7h 31m and covers a distance of around 331 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6h 3m. Operated by CrossCountry and Northern Rail, the Exeter to Bridlington train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Bridlington. Typically 60 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 31m
Fastest train time:
6h 3m
Train distance:
331 miles
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£137
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
19:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Bridlington train schedules

Exeter → Bridlington
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bridlington is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Bridlington is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Bridlington station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Bridlington Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Hull Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Bridlington. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Bridlington via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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It is 273 miles from Exeter to Bridlington. It is approximately 317.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Bridlington without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £130 - £330.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Exeter to Bridlington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Bridlington is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs £130 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Bridlington.
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  • Distance: 272.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Bridlington, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Bridlington via Sheffield in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Bridlington via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hull, and Hull Interchange in around 11h 27m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £490
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£100 - £490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£190 - £280
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Bridlington
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Meadowhall to Bridlington
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Hull to Bridlington
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from York to Seamer
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £26
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £26
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach South West
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Hull
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
East Yorkshire
Phone
+44 1482 592929
Email
busline@eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk
Website
eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk
Bus from Hull Interchange to Bridlington Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
East Yorkshire

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Exeter to Bridlington bus services, operated by East Yorkshire, arrive at Bridlington Bus Station.

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Exeter to Bridlington train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Bridlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Bridlington is 317 miles. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Exeter to Bridlington.

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Blue Islands Limited and Aer Lingus offer flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Bridlington. 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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