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There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath by train, bus or car

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

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Bus

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

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  1. Drive from Exeter to Cradley Heath

Exeter to Cradley Heath by train and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Cradley Heath is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 176 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 38 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 55m. Operated by CrossCountry, London Midland and Chiltern Railways, the Exeter to Cradley Heath service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Cradley Heath. Typically 78 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 55m
Layover time:
38 min
Total time:
3h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 55m
Journey distance:
176 miles
Services per week:
78
Cheapest price:
£81
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Cradley Heath train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath is to bus which costs £14 - £17 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Cradley Heath. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Cradley Heath, Market via Digbeth, Oxford St and Birmingham, Colmore Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Cradley Heath. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Cradley Heath via Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Exeter and Cradley Heath is 137 miles. The road distance is 157.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £80 - £220.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £80 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £17 and takes 5h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Cradley Heath.
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  • Distance: 136.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Cradley Heath, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street every 3 hours. Tickets cost £75 - £220 and the journey takes 2h 31m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Cradley Heath is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Exeter to Cradley Heath.

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