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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Montacute by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeovil Junction

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway to Montacute, Stanchester Community School

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Montacute

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Montacute

Exeter to Montacute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Montacute is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 59m. Operated by South Western Railway and South West Coaches, the Exeter to Montacute service departs from Exeter Central and arrives in Montacute, Yeovil Road Primary School. Typically 51 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 27m
Layover time:
1h 10m
Total time:
2h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 59m
Journey distance:
56 miles
Services per week:
51
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:14
Last service departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Montacute train, bus and walk schedules

Exeter → Montacute
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montacute is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Montacute is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Montacute is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter station to Montacute. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Montacute, Stanchester Community School via Exeter Honiton Road and Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Exeter and Montacute is 39 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Montacute without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Exeter to Montacute, including transfers.

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Exeter to Montacute bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Exeter Honiton Road station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Montacute is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 42m.

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Exeter to Montacute bus services, operated by Hatch Green Coaches, arrive at Montacute, Stanchester Community School station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Montacute is 45 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Exeter to Montacute.

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  • Distance: 38.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Exeter Central to Yeovil Junction hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £45 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Montacute via Exeter Honiton Road, Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue, and Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway in around 3h 42m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £12
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Taunton, BP Garage
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach South West
Hatch Green Coaches
Phone
01823 480 338
Email
info@hatchgreencoaches.com
Website
hatchgreencoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway to Montacute, Stanchester Community School
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Hatch Green Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Montacute
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£120 - £150
ZCars
Phone
+44 1392 422 888
White Swan Taxis
Phone
+44 1392 278 784
Website
whiteswantaxis.co.uk
Exe Cars
Phone
+44 1392 555 555
Website
exetercars.com
Apple Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666 666
Website
appletaxisexeter.co.uk

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