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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Fleetwood by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston

£123 - £382

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Bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Blackpool National Express

£19 - £24

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Train, bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
  4. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Fleetwood, Albert Square 74 / ...

£133 - £187

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Fleetwood 284.4 miles

£40 - £65

Fly from Exeter, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

£73 - £387

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

£122 - £495

Exeter to Fleetwood by train, walk and tram

The journey time between Exeter and Fleetwood is around 6h 49m and covers a distance of around 294 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 41m. Operated by CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail and others, the Exeter to Fleetwood service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Victoria Street. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 49m
Fastest journey time:
5h 41m
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
£123
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:25
Last service departs at:
20:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Fleetwood train, walk and tram schedules

Exeter → Fleetwood
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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Fleetwood is to bus, which costs £19 - £25 and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Fleetwood is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Fleetwood. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Fleetwood, Albert Square via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Blackpool Town Centre, Corporation Street C05. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Fleetwood. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Victoria Street via Birmingham New Street, Preston and North Pier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Exeter and Fleetwood is 224 miles. The road distance is 284.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Fleetwood without a car is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs £120 - £390.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Exeter to Fleetwood, including transfers.

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Exeter to Fleetwood bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Fleetwood is to train which takes 6h 29m and costs £120 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £25 and takes 10h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Fleetwood.
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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Fleetwood via Birmingham New Street, Preston, Blackpool North, and North Pier in around 6h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Fleetwood via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Blackpool, and Blackpool Town Centre, Corporation Street C05 in around 10h 13m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
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 Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
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 Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Exeter to Fleetwood bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Exeter to Fleetwood train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Fleetwood is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Exeter to Fleetwood.

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Blue Islands Limited offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 488+ hotels available in Fleetwood. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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