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

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Train  •  16m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Thomas to Dawlish

$6 - $40

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Bus  •  47m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Dawlish, Lanherne 2 / ...

$4 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Dawlish 14 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dawlish 14 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dawlish is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Dawlish is to train which costs £4 - £30 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Dawlish, Lanherne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Thomas and arriving at Dawlish. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16m.

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The distance between Exeter and Dawlish is 10 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Dawlish without a car is to train which takes 16m and costs £4 - £30.

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The train from Exeter St Thomas to Dawlish takes 16m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Exeter to Dawlish bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Exeter to Dawlish train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Thomas station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Dawlish is to train which takes 16m and costs £4 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 47m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Dawlish.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 16m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Dawlish hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 16m. CrossCountry also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter to Dawlish every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 47m. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Thomas to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Dawlish, Lanherne
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 Dawlish
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com

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Exeter to Dawlish bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Dawlish, Lanherne station.

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Exeter to Dawlish train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Dawlish station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Dawlish is 14 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Exeter to Dawlish.

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