There are 5 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 CrossCountry, bus  •  1 h 57 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 / ...

$48 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Weston-super-Mare National Express
  2. Take the bus from Weston-super-Mare, Stafford Road to Portishead, Post Office X5

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Weston-super-Mare
  2. Take the bus from Weston-super-Mare, Stafford Road to Portishead, Post Office X5

$37 - $70

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  3 h 57 min

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

$30 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Portishead 70.6 miles

$15 - $22

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Portishead via Weston-super-Mare and Weston-super-Mare, Stafford Road in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Exeter St Davids to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Weston-super-Mare, Stafford Road to Portishead, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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 Broadmead, Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Portishead?

The distance between Exeter and Portishead is 100 km. The road distance is 113 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Portishead?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Portishead?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Portishead is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Portishead?

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Portishead. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Portishead, Post Office via Weston-super-Mare, Stafford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Portishead?

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Exeter to Portishead, including transfers.