There are 4 ways to get from Padstow to Exeter by bus, train, night bus 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. 11A

$48 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. A5
  2. National Express

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. 11A
  2. 11

$36

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 77.3 miles

$16 - $24

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 Dummy, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station, Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site, and Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R in around 4 h 28 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 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $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 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
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 Dummy
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Padstow and Exeter is 101 km. The road distance is 124 km.

The cheapest way to get from Padstow to Exeter is to bus and night bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Padstow to Exeter is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £12 - £18.

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, Cheeke Street via Bodmin Parkway Station, Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Padstow to Exeter, including transfers.