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There are 8 ways to get from Exeter to Heswall by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham  •  6h 5m

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

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Bus, night bus  •  8h 54m

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

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Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Wrexham General

Bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Bristol Airport Terminal Plymouth Armada Bus Station - London Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff University to Birkenhead London Victoria Coach Station - Birkenhead

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Heswall 256.8 miles

Fly Exeter to Liverpool  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Liverpool (LPL) EXT - LPL

Fly Exeter to Manchester, train, bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel to Heswall Bus Station

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  8h 10m

  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 Liverpool Lime Street

Exeter to Heswall by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Heswall is around 16h 43m and covers a distance of around 264 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 12h 13m. The fastest train normally takes 16h 43m. Operated by CrossCountry, London Midland, Merseyrail Electrics and others, the Exeter to Heswall train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Heswall. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 29m
Layover time:
12h 13m
Total time:
16h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
16h 43m
Train distance:
264 miles
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£123
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:27
Last train departs at:
17:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Heswall train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Heswall is to bus and night bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Heswall is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter station to Heswall station. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Heswall Bus Station via Exeter Honiton Road, Bristol Airport Terminal, Cardiff University and Birkenhead Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Heswall. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Heswall via Birmingham New Street, Liverpool Lime Street Low Level and Bidston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Exeter and Heswall is 182 miles. The road distance is 256.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Heswall without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 6h 5m and costs £120 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Exeter to Heswall, including transfers.

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Exeter to Heswall bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Exeter Honiton Road station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Heswall is to train via Birmingham which takes 6h 5m and costs £120 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 8h 17m, you could also fly, which costs £75 - £290 and takes 6h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Heswall.
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  • Distance: 181.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Heswall via Birmingham New Street, Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Lime Street Low Level, and Bidston in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Heswall via Exeter Honiton Road, Bristol Airport Terminal, Cardiff University, Birkenhead, and Birkenhead Bus Station in around 8h 17m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Newcastle, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£250 - £650
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Glasgow, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£240 - £650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Edinburgh, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £650
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Exeter to Liverpool via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
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 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
TransPennine Express Service
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Bristol Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Cardiff University to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel to Heswall Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Heswall bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Birkenhead station.

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Exeter to Heswall train services, operated by London Midland, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Heswall is 257 miles. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Exeter to Heswall.

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Ryanair, Blue Islands Limited, easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Exeter Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Heswall. 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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