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

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Bus, line 21 bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Underwood, St Marys Court 21 / ...

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Train, line 21 bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth London Paddington - Plymouth / ...
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Underwood, St Marys Court 21 / ...

Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Honiton Road Park and Ride to Plymouth Armada Bus Station London Victoria Coach Station - Plymouth Armada Bus Station / ...

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Plympton 41.1 miles

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Plympton 41.1 miles

Exeter to Plympton by bus

The bus journey time between Exeter and Plympton is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 51 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. Operated by National Express, FlixBus and Plymouth Citybus, the Exeter to Plympton bus service departs from Exeter Sidwell St and arrives in Underwood, St Marys Court. Typically 46 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

46 Weekly Buses
1h 33m Average Duration
£8 Cheapest Price
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Exeter → Plympton
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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Plympton is to bus and line 21 bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Plympton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Plympton. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Underwood, St Marys Court via Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Exeter and Plympton is 33 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Plympton without a car is to bus and line 21 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Exeter to Plympton, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Plympton bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, arrive at Underwood, St Marys Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Plympton is 41 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Exeter to Plympton.

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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Plympton via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade in around 1h 33m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Exeter to Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Underwood, St Marys Court
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Plymouth Citybus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Honiton Road Park and Ride to Plymouth Armada Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Plympton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
ZCars
Phone
+44 1392 422 888
White Swan Taxis
Phone
+44 1392 278 784
Website
whiteswantaxis.co.uk
Roadrunner Taxis Totnes
Phone
+44 1803 732 834
Website
roadrunnertaxistotnes.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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