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

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Train, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Portishead, Coombe Road X4 / ...

$45 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  4 h 17 min

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

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Portishead, Coombe Road X4 / ...

$13 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Portishead 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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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, Coombe Road via Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 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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The best way to get from Exeter to Portishead without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Exeter to Portishead, including transfers.

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Exeter to Portishead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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Exeter to Portishead bus services, operated by First, arrive at Portishead, Coombe Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Portishead is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Exeter to Portishead.

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There are 628+ hotels available in Portishead. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Portishead.
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  • Distance: 62.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 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 44 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $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 Portishead, Coombe Road
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Portishead, Coombe Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
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 to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Monkerton, The Barn Owl to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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