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

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$95 - $175

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station National Express

$16 - $22

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 44 min

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

$22 - $30

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street M36
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Moor St Station to Coventry, Well St X1

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Coventry 165.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 7 min

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

$88 - $412

Fly to London City, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Coventry

$99 - $351

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$110 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Coventry is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Coventry is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Coventry via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Coventry is 146 miles. The road distance is 165.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Coventry without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Exeter to Coventry, including transfers.

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Exeter to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Coventry is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 4 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £320 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Coventry.
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  • Distance: 145.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Coventry every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Coventry 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Chambery
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Guernsey, Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via London City, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Belfast City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Moor St Station to Coventry, Well St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Coventry is 165 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Exeter to Coventry.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Exeter Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Coventry. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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