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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Cwmbran by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)

£42 - £244

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to NEWPORT, South Wales National Express

£13 - £18

2 alternative options

Train via Taunton  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Newport (S Wales)

£43 - £143

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Cwmbran 99 miles

£15 - £22

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The cost-effective way to get from Exeter to Cwmbran is to bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Cwmbran is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Cwmbran station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Cwmbran, Bus Station E via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Newport, Market Square 16. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Exeter and Cwmbran is 68 miles. The road distance is 99 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cwmbran without a car is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs £40 - £250.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Exeter to Cwmbran, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cwmbran is to train which takes 2h 20m and costs £40 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4h 10m.

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Exeter to Cwmbran bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at NEWPORT, South Wales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Cwmbran is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Exeter to Cwmbran.

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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Cwmbran via Bristol Temple Meads, Newport (S Wales), and Newport, Market Square 16 in around 2h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Cwmbran via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, NEWPORT, South Wales, and Newport, Market Square 16 in around 4h 10m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £29
Train from Taunton to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£27 - £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
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to NEWPORT, South Wales
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express

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