There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Newquay by train, bus, night bus, car or rideshare

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Newquay once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Newquay twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to St Austell
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Exeter to Newquay
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Exeter to Newquay
Avg. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Newquay?

The distance between Exeter and Newquay is 114 km. The road distance is 133 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Newquay?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Newquay is to rideshare which costs £10 and takes 1 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Newquay?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Newquay is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £16.

Is there a direct train between Exeter and Newquay?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Newquay. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Newquay?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Newquay. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Newquay?

The train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay takes 3 h including transfers and departs once daily.