There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Newquay by train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 21 bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
  2. Take the line 21 bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King 21 / ...

$52 - $92

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Newquay 83.9 miles

$7 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, line 21 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to St Austell National Express
  2. Take the line 21 bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King 21 / ...

$14 - $20

Night bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Exeter to Newquay National Express

$11 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newquay 83.2 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Newquay. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Newquay is 72 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Newquay without a car is to train and line 21 bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Exeter to Newquay, including transfers.

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Exeter to Newquay bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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Exeter to Newquay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newquay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Newquay is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Exeter to Newquay.

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

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Newquay.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Newquay via St Austell and St Austell, Bus Station in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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 to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Exeter to Newquay
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.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 Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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