There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Launceston by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Mount Dinham, Bonhay Road to Okehampton, West Street 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A

$16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Launceston 43.3 miles

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Okehampton
  2. Take the bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A

$21 - $32

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$37 - $67

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Launceston 43.4 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Launceston 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Launceston is to rideshare which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Launceston is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Launceston is 37 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Exeter to Launceston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Mount Dinham, Bonhay Road and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Okehampton, West Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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There are 740+ hotels available in Launceston. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Launceston.
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  • Distance: 37.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Launceston via Okehampton, West Street in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Okehampton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Mount Dinham, Bonhay Road to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Exeter to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Exeter to Launceston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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