Trains from Bristol to Exeter

Bristol to Exeter train information

Bristol Exeter train map

Train duration 1h20m
Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 65 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £6.00
Average train price £14.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Bristol, located in England and Exeter, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Great Western Railway, Cross Country.

How long is the train?

There are 65 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Bristol to Exeter is around 1h20m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Exeter from Bristol, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £6.00 one way.

Best prices for Bristol to Exeter train tickets

from £6.00 MORE 1h06m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £5.00 MORE 2h04m
from £4.89 MORE 2h10m
Flight
from £99.81 MORE 16h28m

Bristol - Exeter prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Exeter by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£8

National Express£7

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National Express£6

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

Train times Bristol to Exeter

When are the next trains to Exeter?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Bristol Temple Meads
18:16
Exeter St David's
19:18
1h02m Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads
18:45
Exeter St David's
19:43
0h58m Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads
19:48
Exeter St David's
20:47
0h59m Cross Country
Bristol Temple Meads
20:48
Exeter St David's
21:44
0h56m 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, 18 trains from Bristol to Exeter are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Bristol Exeter train departs at 08:10 while the last train departs at 20:48. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Bristol - Exeter: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£7

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£8

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£7

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£8

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£8

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£13

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Bristol to Exeter in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £7 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 47% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bristol to Exeter trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£6.00 29/12/2019 09:57 Great Western Railway 21 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£6.00 29/12/2019 19:49 Great Western Railway 21 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£6.00 29/12/2019 13:11 Great Western Railway 21 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 27/12/2019 13:55 Great Western Railway 20 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 27/12/2019 18:55 Great Western Railway 20 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 27/12/2019 08:55 Great Western Railway 20 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 29/12/2019 08:28 Great Western Railway 21 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 29/12/2019 07:26 Great Western Railway 21 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Exeter
St David's
£10.00 29/12/2019 18:25 Great Western Railway 21 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bristol Exeter train

Discount Bristol - Exeter train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Bristol Exeter train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Bristol Exeter ticket is £13.33 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £13.33: £88/£13.33 = 6.6. It will take you on average 7 trips from Exeter to Bristol (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Bristol to Exeter train £13.33 £8.89 £4.44 6.62

(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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