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

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Recommended option

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot

$11 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road 39 / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Newton Abbot 18.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newton Abbot 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Newton Abbot, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Newton Abbot hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 17 min. Great Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter to Newton Abbot hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. National Express also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Exeter and Newton Abbot is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot is to train which takes 17 min and costs £8 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Newton Abbot. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

The train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.