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Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's by train

It takes an average of 1h 23m to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's by train, over a distance of around 65 miles (104 km). There are normally 51 trains per day travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's and tickets for this journey start from £13.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 55m
PriceFrom £13.30
Distance65 miles (104 km)
Frequency51 trains per day
First train04:20
Last train23:48
Departure stationBristol Temple Meads
Arrival stationExeter St David's
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Great Western Railway

Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's for mardi 12 juillet 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:56 11:23 1h 27m, direct
10:45 11:57 1h 12m, direct
10:55 13:07 2h 12m, 1 change
11:55 13:22 1h 27m, direct
12:45 13:44 59m, direct
13:45 14:44 59m, direct
13:55 15:23 1h 28m, direct
14:45 15:45 1h 0m, direct
14:55 16:21 1h 26m, direct
15:45 16:44 59m, direct

Travel from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's by train in 55 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's by train is 1 hour 38 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 55 minutes. You'll usually find 51 trains per day travelling the 65 miles (104 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Exeter St David's. Trains on this route are usually operated by either Great Western Railway or CrossCountry. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's start from £13.30 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Exeter St David's, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's take?

The average journey time by train between Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St David's is 1 hour and 23 minutes, with around 51 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St David's by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's is 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's cost?

Train ticket prices from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's can start from as little as £13.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's without having to change trains. There are 51 direct trains from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's leave?

The first train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's leaves at 04:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's leave?

The last train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's leaves at 23:48. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bristol Temple Meads and Exeter St David's by train?

Trains travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's cover a distance of around 65 miles (104 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Exeter St David's to Bristol Temple Meads.

Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's

Train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's start at £13.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St David's is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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