Trains from Exeter to Birmingham

Exeter to Birmingham train information

Exeter Birmingham train map

Train duration 2h35m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 140 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £51.70
Average train price £52.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains connecting Exeter (South West England) to Birmingham (West Midlands England) are run by Cross Country. The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 2h35m by train covering a distance of 140 miles to get to Birmingham from Exeter. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £51.70. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Exeter to Birmingham train tickets

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Exeter - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Exeter to Birmingham tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £29 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £51 for your trip. Thus, you will save 44% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days 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 Exeter to Birmingham trains

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

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Discount Exeter - Birmingham 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 Exeter Birmingham 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 Exeter Birmingham ticket is £51.70 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £51.70: £88/£51.70 = 1.7. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Birmingham to Exeter (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(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
Exeter to Birmingham train £51.70 £34.47 £17.23 1.71

(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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