Trains from Glasgow to Exeter

Glasgow to Exeter train information

Glasgow Exeter train map

Train duration 8h01m
Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 357 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Exeter (South West England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • On average, it takes around 8h01m by train because of the 357 miles to travel to Exeter from Glasgow. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Glasgow to Exeter train tickets

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Coach
from £20.30 MORE 13h07m
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from £43.99 MORE 0h39m

Glasgow - Exeter prices calendar

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

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Glasgow - 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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Buying your train ticket in advance is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. Yet, as you can notice in the chart above, the cost of train tickets Glasgow to Exeter tend to remain approximately the same and cost £96.

Best prices for Glasgow to Exeter trains

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

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Discount Glasgow - Exeter train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Glasgow Exeter 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Glasgow to Exeter? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Glasgow Exeter ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Glasgow to Exeter (one way trip).

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete 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
Glasgow to Exeter 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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