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There are 2 ways to get from Exeter to Eastleigh by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Eastleigh

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  1. Drive from Exeter to Eastleigh

Exeter to Eastleigh by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Eastleigh is around 3h 37m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 49m. Operated by South Western Railway and First Great Western Service, the Exeter to Eastleigh train service departs from Exeter Central and arrives in Eastleigh. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 42m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
3h 37m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 49m
Train distance:
118 miles
Trains per week:
114
Cheapest price:
£49
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:14
Last train departs at:
23:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Eastleigh train schedules

Exeter → Eastleigh
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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eastleigh is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eastleigh is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Eastleigh is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Eastleigh is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Eastleigh is to drive which takes 2h 9m and costs £17 - £25.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Eastleigh. However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Eastleigh via Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Exeter and Eastleigh is 97 miles. The road distance is 110.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Eastleigh without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Exeter to Eastleigh, including transfers.

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Exeter to Eastleigh train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Exeter Central station.

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Exeter to Eastleigh train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Eastleigh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Eastleigh is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Exeter to Eastleigh.

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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Eastleigh via Salisbury in around 3h 15m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24

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