There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Leeds by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Leeds

$110 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$24 - $30

5 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

$146 - $249

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Leeds 279.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Exeter to Manchester, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$77 - $219

Fly Exeter to Newcastle, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Newcastle (NCL) EXT - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$92 - $324

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 11 min

  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 Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$121 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Leeds is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Leeds is to fly and train which costs £55 - £170 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Leeds is 230 miles. The road distance is 279.6 miles.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Leeds takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Leeds. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Leeds every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Leeds twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators

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