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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Haverfordwest
  3. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2

Train, bus via Aberaeron

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Central Station JM to Aberaeron, Alban Square 1
  3. Take the bus from Aberaeron, Alban Square 3 to Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Fishguard

Exeter to Fishguard by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Fishguard is around 6h 25m and covers a distance of around 232 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 8m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 55m. Operated by CrossCountry, First Great Western Service and Transport for Wales, the Exeter to Fishguard train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Fishguard & Goodwick. Typically eight 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:
4h 16m
Layover time:
2h 8m
Total time:
6h 25m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 55m
Train distance:
232 miles
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
£94
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:27
Last train departs at:
19:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Fishguard train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Fishguard is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Fishguard is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Fishguard. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Fishguard & Goodwick via Bristol Parkway and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Exeter and Fishguard is 108 miles. The road distance is 214.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Fishguard without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs £90 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Exeter to Fishguard, including transfers.

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Exeter to Fishguard train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Fishguard train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Fishguard & Goodwick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Fishguard is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Exeter to Fishguard.

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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Fishguard via Bristol Parkway and Swansea in around 5h 39m.

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 Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Richards Bros
Bus from Aberaeron, Alban Square 3 to Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Richards Bros
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Central Station JM to Aberaeron, Alban Square 1
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
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