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

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

£74 - £201

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Bus, line 95 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Bude, The Strand 6 / ...
  2. Take the line 95 bus from Bude, The Strand to Tintagel, Visitor Centre 95

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Tintagel 62.6 miles

£9 - £14

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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Tintagel is to drive, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Tintagel is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Tintagel. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street and arriving at Tintagel, Visitor Centre via Bude, The Strand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Exeter and Tintagel is 54 miles. The road distance is 62.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Tintagel without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs £70 - £210.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Exeter to Tintagel, including transfers.

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Exeter to Tintagel bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Tintagel is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 95 bus, which costs and takes 4h 4m.

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Exeter to Tintagel bus services, operated by Transport for Cornwall, arrive at Tintagel, Visitor Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Tintagel is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Exeter to Tintagel.

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  • Distance: 54.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway hourly. Tickets cost £29 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 58m. CrossCountry also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Tintagel via Bude, The Strand in around 4h 4m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Bude, The Strand to Tintagel, Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall

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