There are 7 ways to get from Oxford 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  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Exeter St Davids

$85 - $160

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to Exeter 150.8 miles

$21

5 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids

$91 - $200

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Exeter Central

$79 - $123

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Exeter National Express

$64 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Exeter 150.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$107 - $336

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Oxford to Exeter once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Exeter via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Oxford to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oxford to Exeter?

The distance between Oxford and Exeter is 195 km. The road distance is 241 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Exeter?

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Exeter is to rideshare which costs £15 and takes 3 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Exeter?

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Exeter is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £60 - £110.

Is there a direct train between Oxford and Exeter?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oxford and arriving at Exeter St Davids. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oxford and Exeter?

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) and arriving at Exeter via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Oxford to Exeter?

The train from Oxford to Exeter St Davids takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.