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Durham-Exeter Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

Durham to Exeter coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£35.82
Shortest Duration12h 15m
Trips per day9
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Durham to Exeter right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Durham to Exeter?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £37.88 was the low point for coach fares from Durham to Exeter. Coaches from Exeter to Durham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £37.88 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 13 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 292 miles (470 kilometers) from Durham, DUR to Exeter, DEV. However, the fastest coach only takes 12 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Durham?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 09:00. To see the times for all coaches from Durham to Exeter, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled coaches that travel from Durham to Exeter every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

What coach companies travel from Durham to Exeter?

There is one coach company that operates from Durham to Exeter. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express913h 32m£37.88

Where does the coach leave from in Durham?

Coaches to Exeter leave from multiple locations in Durham, Durham County. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Exeter?

Coaches arrive in Exeter at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Exeter, Devon:

  • 36 Sidwell St
  • Honiton Rd
  • Bus Station
  • Exeter Hill

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