There are 4 ways to get from Salcombe to Exeter by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salcombe to Paignton
  2. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids

$137 - $195

Cheapest option

Line 164 bus, bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Salcombe, Onslow Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel 164
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Exeter, St Lukes Campus X64

$17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salcombe to Exeter 46.7 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Salcombe to Exeter 46.7 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Salcombe to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Salcombe, Onslow Road and arriving at Exeter, St Lukes Campus via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Salcombe and Exeter is 35 miles. The road distance is 46.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Salcombe to Exeter without a car is to taxi and train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Salcombe to Exeter, including transfers.

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Salcombe to Exeter bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Salcombe, Onslow Road station.

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Salcombe to Exeter bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Exeter, St Lukes Campus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salcombe to Exeter is 47 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Salcombe 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 Salcombe to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Salcombe to Exeter via Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Salcombe, Onslow Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Exeter, St Lukes Campus
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salcombe to Paignton
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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