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There are 9 ways to get from Exeter to South Shields by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Exeter to Newcastle  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Newcastle (NCL) EXT - NCL

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Bus, night bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Bristol Bond St Plymouth Armada Bus Station - London Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bristol Bond St to Sunderland Park Lane Interchange London Victoria Coach Station - Sunderland Park Lane Interchange

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Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  7h 6m

  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 Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

Fly Exeter to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI) EXT - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Newcastle

Train via Manchester  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Durham

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Exeter to South Shields 369.6 miles

Exeter to South Shields by train

The train journey time between Exeter and South Shields is around 11h 49m and covers a distance of around 394 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 20m. The fastest train normally takes 7h 42m. Operated by CrossCountry and Nexus Rail, the Exeter to South Shields train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Chichester. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h 28m
Layover time:
5h 20m
Total time:
11h 49m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 42m
Train distance:
394 miles
Trains per week:
10
Cheapest price:
£163
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:27
Last train departs at:
15:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to South Shields train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to South Shields is to bus and night bus which costs £28 - £50 and takes 10h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to South Shields is to fly. Taking this option will cost £50 - £170 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter station to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Westoe, Chichester Road-Imeary Street via Exeter Honiton Road, Bristol Bond St and Sunderland, Fawcett Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to South Shields. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Chichester via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Exeter and South Shields is 310 miles. The road distance is 369.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to South Shields without a car is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs £160 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Exeter to South Shields, including transfers.

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Exeter to South Shields bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Exeter Honiton Road station.

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Exeter to South Shields train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to South Shields is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs £50 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £390 and takes 7h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to South Shields.
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  • Distance: 309.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and South Shields, England?

Loganair flies from Exeter to South Shields 6 times a week. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Newcastle 5 times a day. Tickets cost £160 - £390 and the journey takes 6h 4m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £430
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Norwich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
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
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£160 - £390
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£160 - £200
Anytime Day 1st Class
£270 - £390
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Manchester Victoria to Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£17 - £25
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Honiton Road to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Bristol Bond St to Sunderland Park Lane Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£17 - £29
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Exeter to South Shields bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Sunderland Park Lane Interchange station.

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Exeter to South Shields train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to South Shields is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6h 1m to drive from Exeter to South Shields.

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Loganair offers flights from Exeter Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 215+ hotels available in South Shields. 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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