Trains from Birmingham to Exeter

Birmingham to Exeter train information

Birmingham Exeter train map

Train duration 2h31m
Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 140 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £41.90
Average train price £83.00
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Birmingham in England to Exeter in England are provided by Cross Country.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Exeter from Birmingham. The average travel duration between Birmingham to Exeter is 2h31m to travel the 140 miles.
  • We found tickets from £41.90 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Exeter train tickets

from £41.90 MORE 2h36m
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Birmingham - Exeter prices calendar

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National Express£13





National Express£17




Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Birmingham to Exeter

When are the next trains to Exeter?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
There are no more services available today.
Birmingham New Street
Exeter St Davids
2h32m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
Exeter St Davids
2h45m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
Exeter St Davids
2h32m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 3 trains from Birmingham to Exeter are being operated today and 3 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Exeter train departs at 08:12 and the last one departs at 11:12. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Birmingham - Exeter: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute














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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Exeter tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £30 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £52 for your trip. Thus, you will save 43% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Exeter trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Exeter by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Exeter to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
New Street
St Davids
£51.70 24/09/2021 11:12 Cross Country 16 days ago
New Street
St Davids
£101.10 24/09/2021 08:12 Cross Country 16 days ago
New Street
St Davids
£101.10 24/09/2021 09:12 Cross Country 16 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Birmingham Exeter train

Discount Birmingham - Exeter train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Birmingham Exeter train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Birmingham Exeter ticket is £83.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £83.00: £88/£83.00 = 1.06. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Exeter to Birmingham (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Exeter train £83.00 £55.33 £27.67 1.06

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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