There are 5 ways to get from Hereford to Exeter by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

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

$72 - $152

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Maylord Shopping Centre (Back of Shopping Centre) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down 33
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester to Exeter National Express

$18 - $24

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Train via Taunton  •  3 h 19 min

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

$69 - $147

Bus via Bristol Airport  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station) X3
  2. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R Falcon

$48 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to Exeter 131.4 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) and arriving at Exeter City Centre, Paris Street via Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station), NEWPORT, South Wales, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and Sowton, Honiton Road P&R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hereford to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Hereford and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Newport (S Wales) and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Hereford and Exeter is 99 miles. The road distance is 131.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Hereford to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Hereford to Exeter, including transfers.

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Hereford to Exeter bus services, operated by Stagecoach in South Wales, depart from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) station.

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Hereford to Exeter train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Hereford station.

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The best way to get from Hereford to Exeter is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Hereford to Exeter bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Sowton, Honiton Road P&R station.

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Hereford to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Map of how to get from Hereford to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Hereford to Exeter via Newport (S Wales) and Bristol Temple Meads in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to Exeter via Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station), Newport, Market Square, NEWPORT, South Wales, Bristol Airport, Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, and Sowton, Honiton Road P&R in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Broad Street (Catholic Church) to Cwmbran, Bus Station (Cwmbran Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Maylord Shopping Centre (Back of Shopping Centre) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Bus from Gloucester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hereford to Exeter is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Hereford to Exeter.

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