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

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Train via Bristol

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Cheltenham
  2. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Hereford

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Knighton

Train #2

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

Train, line 461 bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
  3. Take the line 461 bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Kington, Mill Street Car Park

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Knighton

Exeter to Knighton by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Knighton is around 5h 24m and covers a distance of around 189 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 24m. Operated by CrossCountry, First Great Western Service, Great Northern and others, the Exeter to Knighton service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Knighton, Library. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 46m
Layover time:
1h 38m
Total time:
5h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 24m
Journey distance:
189 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:34
Last service departs at:
08:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Knighton train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Knighton is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Knighton is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Knighton station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Knighton, Bus Station via Cheltenham, Country Bus Station and Kington, Mill Street Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Knighton. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Knighton via Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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It is 115 miles from Exeter to Knighton. It is approximately 161.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Knighton without a car is to train via Bristol which takes 5h 34m and costs £70 - £300.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Exeter to Knighton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Knighton is to train via Bristol which takes 5h 34m and costs £70 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 9h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Knighton.
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  • Distance: 114.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Knighton via Bristol Parkway, Newport (S Wales), Ludlow, and Ludlow, Tourist Information Ctre in around 5h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Knighton via Cheltenham, Country Bus Station, and Kington, Mill Street Car Park in around 9h 28m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
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 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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £85
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Knighton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £19
Bus operators
Sargeants Bros.
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 Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Cheltenham to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Exeter to Knighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hereford station.

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Exeter to Knighton train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Knighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Knighton is 161 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Exeter to Knighton.

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