Trains from Exeter to Plymouth

Exeter to Plymouth train information

Exeter Plymouth train map

Train duration 1h00m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 37 Miles
  • The journey from Exeter, situated in England and Plymouth, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 1h00m by train covering a distance of 37 miles to get to Plymouth from Exeter. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

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Exeter - Plymouth prices calendar

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

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Exeter - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Exeter to Plymouth are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £4 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £6 for your train. Thus, you may save 37% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures 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 Plymouth trains

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

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Discount Exeter - Plymouth train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Exeter Plymouth train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Exeter to Plymouth cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Plymouth to Exeter, the card will have paid for itself.

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a whole 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
Exeter to Plymouth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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