There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Plymouth by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$27 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Exeter to Plymouth 46.4 miles

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Plymouth, University M6 / ...

$7 - $23

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon

$18

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Plymouth 46.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Plymouth 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Plymouth is to rideshare which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Plymouth is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Plymouth is 37 miles. The road distance is 46.2 miles.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street and arriving at Plymouth, University. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Plymouth. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter to Plymouth hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 56 min. Great Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Exeter to Plymouth twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Plymouth, University
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Exeter to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Exeter to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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