Carlton to Exeter by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 2m
  • Distance
    301 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlton to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Carlton to Exeter take around 4 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 301 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlton and Exeter.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlton to Exeter?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Carlton to Exeter every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Carlton to Exeter train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Carlton around 07:11 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlton around 07:42, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Carlton 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 Carlton to Exeter by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlton and Exeter?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands 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 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.