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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)

£39 - £239

Cheapest option

Train via Taunton  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Newport (S Wales)

£39 - £138

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Cabot Circus Flcn
  2. Take the bus from Kingsdown, Stokes Croft to Chepstow, Bus Station 3 T7

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Usk 100.6 miles

£15 - £22

Exeter to Usk by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Usk is around 4h 4m and covers a distance of around 113 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 4m. Operated by CrossCountry, First Great Western Service and Newport Bus, the Exeter to Usk service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Usk, Woodside Garage. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 4m
Fastest journey time:
2h 4m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:06
Last service departs at:
22:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Usk train, walk and bus schedules

Exeter → Usk
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Usk is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Usk is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Usk. However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Lower Summerlands and arriving at Usk, Clock Tower via Sowton, Miller & Carter, Kingsdown, Stokes Croft and Chepstow, Bus Station 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Exeter and Usk is 73 miles. The road distance is 100.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Usk without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £35 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Exeter to Usk, including transfers.

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Exeter to Usk bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Sowton, Miller & Carter station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Usk is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £35 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 19m.

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Exeter to Usk bus services, operated by Newport Bus, arrive at Chepstow, Bus Station 3.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Usk is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Exeter to Usk.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Usk.
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  • Distance: 73.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales?

You can take a train from Exeter to Usk via Bristol Temple Meads, Newport (S Wales), and Newport, Friars Walk 7 in around 3h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Usk via Sowton, Miller & Carter, Cabot Circus, Kingsdown, Stokes Croft, and Chepstow, Bus Station 1 in around 6h 19m.

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
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
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 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £29
Train from Taunton to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sowton, Miller & Carter to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach South West
Newport Bus
Phone
+44 1633 263600
Email
managingdirector@newporttransport.co.uk
Website
newportbus.co.uk
Bus from Kingsdown, Stokes Croft to Chepstow, Bus Station 3
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Newport Bus

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