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

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Bus, line 120 bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Paignton National Express
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo 120

£7 - £10

3 alternative options

Train, line 120 bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
  2. Take the line 120 bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo 120

£14 - £105

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Dartmouth 40.3 miles

£85 - £100

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dartmouth 40.3 miles

£6 - £9

Exeter to Dartmouth by bus

The bus journey time between Exeter and Dartmouth is around 4h 2m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by National Express and Stagecoach South West, the Exeter to Dartmouth bus service departs from Exeter Sidwell St and arrives in Kingswear, Banjo. Typically 20 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 2m
Fastest bus time:
1h 22m
Bus distance:
35 miles
Buses per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:15
Last bus departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Dartmouth bus schedules

Exeter → Dartmouth
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dartmouth is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Dartmouth is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £85 - £100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Kingswear, Banjo via Paignton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Exeter and Dartmouth is 26 miles. The road distance is 40.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Dartmouth without a car is to bus and line 120 bus which takes 2h 15m and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Exeter to Dartmouth, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Dartmouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Kingswear, Banjo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Dartmouth is 40 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Exeter to Dartmouth.

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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Dartmouth via Paignton and Paignton, Bus Station in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
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 Paignton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Paignton, Bus Station to Kingswear, Banjo
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Dartmouth
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£85 - £100
ZCars
Phone
+44 1392 422 888
White Swan Taxis
Phone
+44 1392 278 784
Website
whiteswantaxis.co.uk
Exe Cars
Phone
+44 1392 555 555
Website
exetercars.com
Apple Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666 666
Website
appletaxisexeter.co.uk

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