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

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Bus, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow, New Street to Bodmin Parkway Station 11A
  2. Take the train from Bodmin Parkway to Exeter St Davids

$48 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Padstow, New Street 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 City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site

$35

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 drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 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, New Street and arriving at Exeter City Centre, The Pyramids via Bodmin Parkway Station, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 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 47 min and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 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, New Street station.

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Padstow to Exeter bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site station.

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Map of how to get from Padstow to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 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, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site, and Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R in around 5 h 10 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
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, New Street to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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