Directions from York to Exeter

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from York to Exeter St Davids

$110 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from York to Exeter National Express

$26 - $35

6 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from York to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$140 - $216

Bus Megabus UK  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station) to Broadmead, Cabot Circus M35
  2. Take the bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R Falcon

$64 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from York to Exeter 294.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Manchester, fly to Exeter  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$87 - $230

Train to Newcastle, fly to Exeter  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Exeter (EXT) NCL - EXT

$72 - $312

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$103 - $333

Questions & Answers

The distance between York and Exeter is 396 km. The road distance is 471 km.

The cheapest way to get from York to Exeter is to bus which costs £19 - £25 and takes 8 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from York to Exeter is to train and fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £65 - £180.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Exeter St Davids. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from York and arriving at Exeter. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

The train from York to Exeter St Davids takes 5 h 5 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from York to Exeter every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from York to Exeter once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from York to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street (Leeds City Bus Station) to Broadmead, Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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