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There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Petersfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Woking
  2. Take the train from Woking to Petersfield

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Bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2

3 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Portsmouth & Southsea

Train, bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Eastleigh
  3. Take the bus from Eastleigh, Bus Station to Petersfield, Tesco X17

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Petersfield 140.4 miles

Exeter to Petersfield by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Petersfield is around 3h 53m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 31m. Operated by South Western Railway, the Exeter to Petersfield train service departs from Exeter Central and arrives in Petersfield. Typically 117 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 30m
Layover time:
22 min
Total time:
3h 53m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 31m
Train distance:
178 miles
Trains per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£78
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:14
Last train departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Petersfield train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Petersfield is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Petersfield is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Petersfield. However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Petersfield via Woking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Exeter and Petersfield is 115 miles. The road distance is 140.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Petersfield without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs £75 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Exeter to Petersfield, including transfers.

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Exeter to Petersfield train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Exeter Central station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Petersfield is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs £75 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £40 and takes 5h 49m.

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Exeter to Petersfield train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Petersfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Petersfield is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Exeter to Petersfield.

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  • Distance: 115.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Petersfield, Hampshire, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Petersfield via Woking in around 3h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Petersfield via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Central Bus Station, Guildford station, and Guildford in around 5h 49m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Train from Woking to Petersfield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £26
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £26
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Salisbury to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Bus operators
Xelabus
Phone
023 8064 4715
Email
admin@xelabus.info
Website
xelabus.uk
Bus from Eastleigh, Bus Station to Petersfield, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Xelabus
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 Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express

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