Oxford to Exeter by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m

Travelling from Oxford to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Exeter take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 195 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Exeter.

Are there direct trains from Oxford to Exeter?

Journeys between Oxford and Exeter usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Oxford to Exeter every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

How long is the train journey from Oxford to Exeter?

The Oxford to Exeter train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Oxford to Exeter train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 05:42 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 05:49, and the last at 00:07.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Oxford to Exeter train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Oxford to Exeter by train.

Which train companies operate between Oxford and Exeter?

More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Exeter, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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