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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train via Bristol City Centre, College Green  •  1h 18m

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

£28 - £140

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Bristol 78.2 miles

£5 - £13

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 17m

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

£28 - £140

Bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from EXETER Sidwell St to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station National Express

£6 - £8

Bus via Sowton, Miller & Carter  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road Falcon

£14 - £20

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral 77.3 miles

£12 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral is to train which costs £28 - £140 and takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from EXETER Sidwell St and arriving at BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Bristol Cathedral is 65 miles. The road distance is 77.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral without a car is to train via Bristol City Centre, College Green which takes 1h 18m and costs £28 - £140.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral, including transfers.

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Exeter to Bristol Cathedral bus services, operated by National Express, depart from EXETER Sidwell St station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral is to train via Bristol City Centre, College Green which takes 1h 18m and costs £28 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 64.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Bristol Cathedral, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads hourly. Tickets cost £40 - £140 and the journey takes 58 min. Great Western Railway also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from EXETER Sidwell St to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £65
Website
gwr.com
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 EXETER Sidwell St to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Exeter to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Exeter to Bristol Cathedral bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station.

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Exeter to Bristol Cathedral train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Bristol Cathedral is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Exeter to Bristol Cathedral.

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There are 1109+ hotels available in Bristol Cathedral. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Exeter and Bristol Cathedral. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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