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There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Market Rasen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Derby
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Market Rasen

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Bus  •  9h 50m

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

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Train via Gloucester  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Gloucester
  2. Take the train from Gloucester to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Market Rasen

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Market Rasen 258.5 miles

Fly, train  •  7h 6m

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

Exeter to Market Rasen by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Market Rasen is around 6h 40m and covers a distance of around 269 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 55m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 17m. Operated by CrossCountry, East Midlands Railways and Northern Rail, the Exeter to Market Rasen train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Market Rasen. Typically 43 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 44m
Layover time:
1h 55m
Total time:
6h 40m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 17m
Train distance:
269 miles
Trains per week:
43
Cheapest price:
£126
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
19:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Market Rasen train schedules

Exeter → Market Rasen
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Market Rasen is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Market Rasen is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Market Rasen. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Market Rasen, Market Place via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Market Rasen. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Market Rasen via Derby and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Exeter and Market Rasen is 230 miles. The road distance is 258.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Market Rasen without a car is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs £120 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Exeter to Market Rasen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Market Rasen is to train which takes 6h 1m and costs £120 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 9h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Market Rasen.
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  • Distance: 229.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Market Rasen, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Market Rasen via Derby and Nottingham in around 6h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Market Rasen via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Lincoln, and Central Bus Station in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Derby
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Gloucester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Market Rasen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £25
Off-Peak Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£24 - £40
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Barnetby
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Bus operators
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
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Exeter to Market Rasen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lincoln station.

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Exeter to Market Rasen train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Market Rasen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Market Rasen is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Exeter to Market Rasen.

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Blue Islands Limited offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Market Rasen. 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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