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

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Train  •  1h 2m

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

£9 - £95

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Line 2 bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands to Newton Abbot, Racecourse 7 / ...

£3 - £6

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Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse 16.9 miles

£35 - £45

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse 16.9 miles

£2 - £4

Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse by train and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Newton Abbot, Racecourse is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Operated by First Great Western Service and CrossCountry, the Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Newton Abbot, Racecourse. Typically 570 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Services per week:
570
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:14
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse train and walk schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Exeter → Newton Abbot, Racecourse
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands and arriving at Newton Abbot, Racecourse. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Newton Abbot. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Newton Abbot, Racecourse is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £9 - £95.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands station.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £9 - £95. Alternatively, you can line 2 bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 45 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands to Newton Abbot, Racecourse every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 34m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands to Newton Abbot, Racecourse
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
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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Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Newton Abbot, Racecourse station.

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Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse is 17 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Exeter to Newton Abbot, Racecourse.

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