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There are 3 ways to get from Padstow to Exeter by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station 11A
  2. Take the train from Bodmin Parkway to Exeter St Davids

$40 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station 11A
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade 11
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Exeter M6

$8 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Padstow to Exeter 77.3 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Padstow to Exeter is to bus which costs £6 - £18 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Padstow to Exeter is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padstow to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Padstow Bus Terminus and arriving at Exeter via Bodmin Parkway Station and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Padstow and Exeter is 63 miles. The road distance is 77.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Padstow to Exeter without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Padstow to Exeter, including transfers.

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Padstow to Exeter bus services, operated by Plymouth Citybus, depart from Padstow Bus Terminus station.

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Padstow to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Padstow to Exeter is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Padstow to Exeter.

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There are 661+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Padstow to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Padstow to Exeter via Bodmin Parkway Station, Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade, and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bodmin Parkway to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bodmin Parkway to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Padstow Bus Terminus to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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