Exeter to Barnstaple by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 2m
  • Distance
    54 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Exeter to Barnstaple by train

Fast trains from Exeter to Barnstaple take around 1 hour and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Barnstaple.

1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Barnstaple?

Direct trains from Exeter to Barnstaple have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Exeter to Barnstaple every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Exeter to Barnstaple?

The Exeter to Barnstaple train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Exeter to Barnstaple train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Barnstaple is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 05:48 and the last train is around 22:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 05:54, and the last at 21:00.

When to book Exeter to Barnstaple 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 Exeter to Barnstaple by train.

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Which train companies operate between Exeter and Barnstaple?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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 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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