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Newcastle to Exeter

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  1. on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 11
    12:35
    Newcastle
    Platform 11
    15:27
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    15:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2B estimated
    18:09
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 6
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. expected to depart at 
    Newcastle
    Platform 4
    12:56
    Newcastle
    Platform 4
    15:50
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:50
    London Kings Cross
    16:38
    London Paddington
    16:38
    London Paddington
    Platform 9 estimated
    19:04
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 12 estimated
    13:35
    Newcastle
    Platform 12 estimated
    16:27
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    16:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2B estimated
    19:13
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  6. on time
    Newcastle
    Platform 6 estimated
    17:39
    Newcastle
    Platform 6 estimated
    22:44
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:05
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    00:40
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Exeter St Davids
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Newcastle to Exeter

  • Train Fares from: £63.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 19
  • Distance: 304 miles (490 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry
  • Origin: Newcastle
  • Destination: Exeter

Travelling from Newcastle to Exeter by train

From Newcastle, there's a direct train route every hour to Exeter St David´s operated by CrossCountry.

CrossCountry trains all come with a First Class option. There's a buffet car on most trains, if not, then a buffet cart will provide an at-seat service. Most CrossCountry trains on this route come with a Quiet Coach and there's free WiFi in First Class (customers travelling in Standard can pay a small fee to use the service).

Visit our CrossCountry page for more information about their onboard services.

Route information from Newcastle to Exeter

The train journey from Newcastle to Exeter takes you through York, Leeds, Sheffield and the Peak District before heading to Birmingham. You'll then pass by the Cotswolds before arriving at Bristol Temple Meads, one of Britain's most iconic railway stations. Once you leave Bristol, the train takes you through Somerset's farmland, continuing on to Devon and finally reaching Exeter St David's.

Things to do in Exeter

Visit Exeter Cathedral, without a doubt the city's crown jewel. Alternatively, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum is a great way to step back into 19th-Century Britain. You can also take a short bus ride to the Jurassic Coast and enjoy the beauty of Devon’s beaches first-hand.

  • How long does it take to travel from Newcastle to Exeter by train?

    The average journey time between Newcastle and Exeter is . On an average weekday, there are 19 trains travelling from Newcastle to Exeter. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Newcastle to Exeter by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Newcastle to Exeter cost?

    Train tickets from Newcastle to Exeter can start from as little as £63.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Newcastle to Exeter?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to Exeter without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Newcastle to Exeter.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Newcastle and Exeter?

    The distance between Newcastle and Exeter is 304 miles.

    Distance: 304 miles
  • What time is the first train from Newcastle to Exeter?

    The first train from Newcastle to Exeter departs at .

    What time is the last train from Newcastle to Exeter?

    The last train from Newcastle to Exeter departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Newcastle to Exeter timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Newcastle to Exeter for Thursday 23rd Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
12:3518:095h 34m, 1 change
12:4218:446h 2m, direct
12:5619:046h 8m, 2 changes
13:3519:135h 38m, 1 change
13:3919:466h 7m, direct
17:3900:407h 1m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Exeter to Newcastle.

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