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

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Train  •  17 min

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

$10 - $45

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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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newton Abbot 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 20 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 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.

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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.

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The distance between Exeter and Newton Abbot is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £8 - £35.

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

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Exeter to Newton Abbot bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot is to train which takes 17 min and costs £8 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road station.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot.
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  • Distance: 14.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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
$21 - $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
$10 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $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
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 Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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