There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to St Austell by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

$50 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Holmbush National Express

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to St Austell 75.4 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Exeter, England and St Austell, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to St Austell every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. CrossCountry also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to St Austell once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Exeter and St Austell is 98 km. The road distance is 121 km.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to St Austell is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Exeter to St Austell is to drive which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £12 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at St Austell. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Holmbush. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

The train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs every two hours.