There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Portishead by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Middle Bridge, Serbert Way X3 / ...

$43 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Portishead, Post Office X4

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Cabot Circus Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Portishead, Post Office X4

$29 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Portishead 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Portishead is 62 miles. The road distance is 70.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Exeter to Portishead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Portishead. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Portishead, Post Office via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Portishead.
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  • Distance: 62.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Portishead via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bristol, Bus Station in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Middle Bridge, Serbert Way
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Portishead, Post Office
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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