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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Exeter to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Glasgow (GLA) EXT - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Gourock
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£59 - £169

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Fly Exeter to Edinburgh, train, ferry  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI) EXT - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  4. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£68 - £216

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, ferry  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£74 - £169

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train, ferry  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  5. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£80 - £226

Train, ferry  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  5. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

£168 - £316

Train, ferry via Abergavenny  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Abergavenny
  3. Take the train from Abergavenny to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  6. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

£173 - £275

Bus, ferry  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Glasgow National Express
  2. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

£61 - £83

Drive  •  8h 53m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dunoon 523.5 miles

£85 - £130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dunoon is to bus and ferry which costs £60 - £85 and takes 15h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Dunoon is to fly and train and ferry which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5h 15m.

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The distance between Exeter and Dunoon is 368 miles. The road distance is 523.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Dunoon without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9h 38m and costs £160 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Exeter to Dunoon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Dunoon is 524 miles. It takes approximately 8h 53m to drive from Exeter to Dunoon.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Dunoon. Prices start at £68 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25m and costs £2 - £3.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Dunoon.
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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Dunoon, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Exeter to Dunoon. However, you can take the line 56 bus to Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport, take the walk to Exeter airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the line 757 bus to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road, take the walk to Paisley Gilmour Street, take the train to Gourock, take the walk to Gourock Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Dunoon. Alternatively, you can take the line 56 bus to Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport, take the walk to Exeter airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport, Airport, take the bus to Haymarket Station, take the walk to Haymarket, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Gourock, take the walk to Gourock Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Dunoon.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Gourock
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£18 - £27
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£55 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £27
Advanced Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
Train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£85 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Abergavenny
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
First Anytime Day Single
£15 - £23
Train from Abergavenny to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne

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