Chichester to Exeter by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 13m
  • Distance
    194 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chichester to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Chichester to Exeter take around 3 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 194 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chichester and Exeter.

1. Are there direct trains from Chichester to Exeter?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Chichester 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 38 departures.

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

The Chichester to Exeter train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Chichester around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chichester around 05:19, and the last at 22:07.

When to book Chichester 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 Chichester to Exeter by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chichester and Exeter?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

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.