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There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Northleach by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Northleach, Market Square 853 / ...

£64 - £182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Cheltenham National Express

£9 - £13

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Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Northleach 125.1 miles

£19 - £28

Exeter to Northleach by train and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Northleach is around 4h 53m and covers a distance of around 135 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 58m. Operated by CrossCountry, Stagecoach West and Pulhams Coaches, the Exeter to Northleach service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Northleach, Market Square. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 53m
Fastest journey time:
2h 58m
Journey distance:
135 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Northleach train and bus schedules

Exeter → Northleach
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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Northleach is to bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Northleach is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Northleach. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Northleach, Market Square via Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Exeter and Northleach is 106 miles. The road distance is 125.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Northleach without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 37m and costs £60 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Exeter to Northleach, including transfers.

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Exeter to Northleach bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Northleach is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Exeter to Northleach.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Northleach. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 106.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 37m

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

National Express operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Cheltenham once daily. Tickets cost £7 - £9 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Northleach, Market Square
Ave. Duration
35 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Stagecoach West
Pulhams Coaches
01451 820369
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Northleach, Market Place
Ave. Duration
42 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Pulhams Coaches
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
National Express

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