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There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Fivehead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 54 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Taunton, The Parade to Fivehead, Ganges Hill 54

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Fivehead 40.2 miles

£80 - £100

1 alternative option

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Fivehead 40.2 miles

£6 - £9

Exeter to Fivehead by train and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Fivehead is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by First Great Western Service, CrossCountry, Great Northern and others, the Exeter to Fivehead service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Fivehead, Ganges Hill. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 11m
Journey distance:
40 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

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First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Fivehead train and bus schedules

Exeter → Fivehead
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fivehead is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Fivehead is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 46 min.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Fivehead is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £80 - £100 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Fivehead is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Fivehead without a car is to train and line 54 bus which takes 2h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Exeter to Fivehead, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Fivehead is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Exeter to Fivehead.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Fivehead.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

There is no direct connection from Exeter to Fivehead. However, you can take the train to Taunton, take the walk to Taunton Station, take the bus to Taunton, The Parade, then take the line 54 bus to Fivehead, Ganges Hill. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Fivehead.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
+44 3457 000 125
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£13 - £16
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £29
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
0345 646 0707
Bus from Taunton, The Parade to Fivehead, Ganges Hill
Ave. Duration
26 min
Every 3 hours
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Fivehead
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
+44 1392 422 888
White Swan Taxis
+44 1392 278 784
Exe Cars
+44 1392 555 555
Apple Taxis Exeter
+44 1392 666 666

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