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There are 9 ways to get from Exeter to Roscommon by train, ferry, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
  3. Take the ferry from Holyhead Port to Dublin Port Terminal 2
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

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Fly Exeter to Belfast City, train

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Belfast City (BHD)
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
  5. Take the bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Exeter to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Roscommon

Train to Bristol, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

Train to Bristol, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Knock (NOC)
  3. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Mart Road, stop 555751

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB)
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Knock (NOC)
  4. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Mart Road, stop 555751

Exeter to Roscommon by train, ferry and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Roscommon is around 44h 41m and covers a distance of around 834 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 42h 40m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Transport for Wales, Irish Ferries and others, the Exeter to Roscommon service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Roscommon. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 14m
Layover time:
31h 27m
Total time:
44h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
42h 40m
Journey distance:
834 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:53
Last service departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Roscommon train, ferry and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Roscommon is to train and fly which costs £65 - £290 and takes 8h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Roscommon is to train and fly and bus which takes 7h 15m and costs £65 - £330.

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The distance between Exeter and Roscommon is 453 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Roscommon without a car is to train and ferry which takes 17h 32m and costs £180 - £260.

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It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from Exeter to Roscommon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Bristol Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Roscommon. Prices start at €87 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 Roscommon.
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  • Distance: 453.3 km
  • Duration: 17h 32m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Roscommon, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Exeter to Roscommon. However, you can take the train to Cardiff Central, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead Port, take the ferry to Dublin Port Terminal 2, take the walk to Tolka Quay, Calor Gas Supplies, take the line 153 bus to Outside Heuston Train Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Roscommon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Exeter to Roscommon via Cardiff Central, Fishguard Harbour, Fishguard, Rosslare, Rosslare Europort, stop 355501, Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051, and Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 in around 19h 44m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €120
Flights from Bristol to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €190
Flights from Liverpool to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €100
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€45 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €18
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
tfw.wales
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€18 - €21
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€19 - €23
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
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€90 - €110
Anytime Day 1st Class
€180 - €250
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€45 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €20
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€36 - €42
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single
€36 - €42
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Mart Road, stop 555751
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Ferry from Holyhead Port to Dublin Port Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37
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