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There are 3 ways to get from Plymouth to Exmouth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Exmouth

$34 - $69

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Bus, line 57 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Exeter National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 57 bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Exmouth, Portland Avenue 57

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Exmouth 53.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Exmouth is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Exmouth is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Exmouth. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Exmouth, Portland Avenue via Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Exmouth. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Exmouth via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Exmouth is 37 miles. The road distance is 53.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Exmouth without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £26 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Plymouth to Exmouth, including transfers.

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Plymouth to Exmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way.

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Plymouth to Exmouth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Exmouth is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £26 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 57 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Exmouth.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Exmouth, England?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Exmouth via Exeter St Davids in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Exmouth via Exeter and Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Exeter St Davids to Exmouth
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Bus operators
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
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uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Exmouth, Portland Avenue
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Plymouth to Exmouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exmouth, Portland Avenue station.

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Plymouth to Exmouth train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Exmouth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Exmouth is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Plymouth to Exmouth.

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