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There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Launceston by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Tesco 12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Launceston 43.3 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Okehampton, West Street 6A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Launceston 43.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Launceston 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter station to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Okehampton, West Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 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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The best way to get from Exeter to Launceston without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Exeter to Launceston, including transfers.

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Exeter to Launceston bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Exeter to Launceston bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Launceston, Westgate Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Launceston is 43 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Exeter to Launceston.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Launceston. Prices start at $105 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 30 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 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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
$200 - $250
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Exeter and Launceston. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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