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Bristol to Exeter

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1 suggested route to go from Bristol to Exeter by train, car, bus

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Trip Bristol Exeter

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance65 mi
Direct lineYes

How to travel from Bristol to Exeter ?

You're planning a trip from Bristol to Exeter and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Bristol Exeter? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines trains, carpooling and buses to go to Exeter from Bristol, you'll save time and money! You just have to specify the departure date to Exeter then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Bristol - Exeter offer that suits you best.

To reach your destination from Bristol, you will travel with First Great Western, Blablacar, MegaBus, CrossCountry or National Express by buses, carpooling or trains.

All modes of transport Bristol-Exeter

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Train Bristol to Exeter

Is it possible to go directly by train from Bristol to Exeter?

Indeed, the cities of Exeter and Bristol are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Exeter and there may be fewer direct trains from Bristol on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Bristol-Exeter train ticket on Vivanoda.

Bristol Exeter train companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Exeter: CrossCountry and First Great Western.
CrossCountry Bristol ExeterFirst Great Western Bristol Exeter

Intercity Train Bristol Exeter

The railway station bewteen Bristol and Exeter are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Departure train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Railway stations in Exeter

  • Exeter St Davids
  • Exeter St Thomas

Carpool from Bristol to Exeter

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Bristol-Exeter car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

When you are about to book a Bristol-Exeter ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

Bristol to Exeter bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Bristol to Exeter, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from Bristol to Exeter may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Exeter.

  • Very low prices! On the Bristol Exeter line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Bristol Exeter coaches are equipped with.
  • The fleet of National Express or MegaBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Bristol Exeter road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.

Bus stops in Bristol

You will have to arrive at your Bristol stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Exeter' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of MegaBus or National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Bristol

Arrival bus stations in Exeter

When you arrive in Exeter, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Exeter

What are the bus companies operating the Bristol Exeter ?

National Express and MegaBus are the coach companies operating the bus line Bristol Exeter with direct service.

National Express Bristol ExeterMegaBus Bristol Exeter

Which carriers to travel between Bristol and Exeter?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Exeter (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Bristol (serving Bristol bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Exeter where the coach will drop you off at Exeter station situated at about 0.4 mi from Exeter city centre.
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Bristol-Exeter with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Exeter St Davids at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Bristol to Exeter with the train which leaves Bristol Temple Meads station to arrive at Exeter St Davids railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Exeter (65.2 mi)
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