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

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Swindon

$60 - $120

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 55 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Exeter to Chippenham National Express
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Chippenham, Town Bridge to Swindon, Bus Station 55

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon

$63 - $128

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Swindon 117.7 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Swindon is to night bus and line 55 bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Swindon is to train which costs £45 - £90 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Swindon station. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Swindon, Bus Station via Chippenham, Town Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Swindon. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Swindon is 96 miles. The road distance is 117.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £45 - £90.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Swindon takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Exeter to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Swindon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Swindon, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 95.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Swindon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. CrossCountry also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Exeter to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chippenham, Town Bridge to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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