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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Pointe de la Torche by train, car ferry, bus, plane or ferry

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Train, car ferry, travel  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Travel from Office de Tourisme to Pointe de la Torche

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Train, car ferry, travel via Plymouth  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Travel from Office de Tourisme to Pointe de la Torche

Bus, car ferry, travel  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  3. Travel from Office de Tourisme to Pointe de la Torche

Train, travel  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Angers St Laud Tgv
  4. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Savenay Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from Savenay to Rosporden Ter
  6. Travel from Rosporden to Pointe de la Torche

Fly from Exeter, car ferry, bus, train, ferry, travel  •  14h 36m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Jersey (JER) EXT - JER
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Brest
  5. Take the ferry from Brest to Le Fret
  6. Travel from Le Fret to Pointe de la Torche

Train to Bristol, fly, car ferry, bus, train, ferry, travel  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Jersey (JER) BRS - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
  5. Take the train from Rennes to Brest
  6. Take the ferry from Brest to Le Fret
  7. Travel from Le Fret to Pointe de la Torche

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pointe de la Torche is 800 130 000.

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The distance between Exeter and Pointe de la Torche is 327 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Pointe de la Torche without a car is to train and car ferry and travel which takes 13h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 28m to get from Exeter to Pointe de la Torche, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Blue Islands Limited offers flights from Exeter Airport to Jersey Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Pointe de la Torche. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Pointe de la Torche.
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  • Distance: 326.6 km
  • Duration: 13h 28m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Pointe de la Torche, France?

There is no direct connection from Exeter to Pointe de la Torche. However, you can take the train to Plymouth, take the walk to Plymouth, station, take the bus to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade, take the line 34 bus to Stonehouse, Royal William Yard, take the walk to Plymouth, take the car ferry to Roscoff, take the walk to Quai d'Auxerre, take the line 25 bus to Office de Tourisme, then take the travel to Pointe de la Torche. Alternatively, you can take the train to Plymouth, take the walk to Plymouth, station, take the bus to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade, take the line 34 bus to Stonehouse, Admiral's Hard, take the walk to Plymouth, take the car ferry to Roscoff, take the walk to Quai d'Auxerre, take the line 25 bus to Office de Tourisme, then take the travel to Pointe de la Torche.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Jersey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
11€ - 480€
Flights from Bristol to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
13€ - 460€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
22€ - 28€
Anytime Day 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
65€ - 85€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 160€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 75€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day 1st Class
95€ - 140€
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 160€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Angers St Laud to Savenay
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 40€
1st Class
30€ - 36€
Train from Rennes to Brest
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angers St Laud to Savenay
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Train from Savenay to Rosporden
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Rennes to Brest
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
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€ - 8€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
30€ - 40€
Car
65€ - 95€
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Condor Ferries
Compagnie Maritime de la Rade
Phone
+33 (0)7 78 37 03 23
Website
lebrestoa.com
Ferry from Brest to Le Fret
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€
Website
Compagnie Maritime de la Rade

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