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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 / ...

£7 - £9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

£23 - £126

Bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falc

£9 - £14

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Plympton 41.1 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Plympton 41.1 miles

£6 - £10

Exeter to Plympton by bus

The bus journey time between Exeter and Plympton is around 2h 41m and covers a distance of around 51 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 26m. Operated by National Express and Plymouth Citybus, the Exeter to Plympton bus service departs from Exeter Sidwell St and arrives in Underwood, St Marys Court. Typically 44 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 41m
Fastest bus time:
1h 26m
Bus distance:
51 miles
Buses per week:
44
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:00
Last bus departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Plympton bus schedules

Exeter → Plympton
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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Plympton is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Plympton is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 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 £7 - £10.

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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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The best way to get from Exeter to Plympton is to bus and line 21 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £23 - £130 and takes 1h 46m.

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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. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost £35 - £120 and the journey takes 58 min. First Great Western Service also services this route hourly.

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.

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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
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
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Honiton Road P&R to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Plympton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
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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