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

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 Great Western Railway  •  2 h 59 min

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

$84 - $176

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Rideshare  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to Exeter 150.8 miles

$20

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 14 min

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

$71 - $113

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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Exeter National Express

$58 - $78

Bus, line 55 bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Town Bridge 55
  3. Take the bus from Chippenham, Town Bridge to Bath City Centre, Grand Parade X31
  4. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal A4
  5. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R

$44 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Exeter 150.9 miles

$30 - $50

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

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Exeter is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Exeter is 122 miles. The road distance is 150.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Oxford to Exeter, including transfers.

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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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 122 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Exeter via Reading in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Exeter via Heathrow Central Bus Station and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 5 h 49 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Oxford to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 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 Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Chippenham, Town Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Chippenham, Town Bridge to Bath City Centre, Grand Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Bath Bus Company
Phone
+44 (0)1225 444102
Website
bathbuscompany.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Terrace Walk to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bathbuscompany.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
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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