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Exeter to Bristol

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

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Trip Exeter Bristol

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance65 mi
Direct lineYes

How to travel from Exeter to Bristol ?

You're planning a trip from Exeter to Bristol and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Exeter Bristol? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

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

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

Which carriers to travel between Exeter and Bristol?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Exeter-Bristol (65.2 mi)
Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection Bath-Bristol with the train from Bath Spa railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Exeter to Bristol with the train which leaves Exeter St Davids station to arrive at Avonmouth railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Exeter-Bristol with the train from Exeter St Davids railway station (0.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Exeter in Exeter and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Exeter (serving Exeter bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre.

All modes of transport Exeter-Bristol

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

Exeter to Bristol bus

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

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

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

Bus stops in Exeter

You will have to arrive at your Exeter 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 'Bristol' 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.

  • Exeter

Arrival bus stations in Bristol

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

  • Bristol

What are the bus companies operating the Exeter Bristol ?

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

National Express Exeter BristolMegaBus Exeter Bristol

Train Exeter to Bristol

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

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

Exeter Bristol train companies

The railways First Great Western and CrossCountry are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Bristol.
First Great Western Exeter BristolCrossCountry Exeter Bristol

Intercity Train Exeter Bristol

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Exeter and Bristol with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Night Train Exeter Bristol

Night trains are a good opportunity to save a hotel night in Bristol since you can sleep whether in seat or a comfortable spleeping berth.

Departure train stations in Exeter

  • Exeter St Davids

Railway stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads
  • Avonmouth

Carpool from Exeter to Bristol

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Exeter-Bristol 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 Exeter-Bristol 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.

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