There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Exeter by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$117 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Exeter National Express

$22 - $28

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nottingham to Exeter 213.3 miles

$27

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Exeter 212.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$77 - $247

Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$97 - $363

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Exeter via Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Exeter once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nottingham to Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nottingham and Exeter is 297 km. The road distance is 340 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Exeter is to rideshare which costs £20 and takes 4 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Exeter is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Exeter via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Nottingham to Exeter, including transfers.