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Guildford to Exeter by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    00:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 9m
  • Distance
    215 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Guildford to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Guildford to Exeter take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Guildford and Exeter.

1. Are there direct trains from Guildford to Exeter?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Guildford 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 51 departures.

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

The Guildford to Exeter train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Guildford around 06:01 and the last train is around 00:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Guildford around 06:44, and the last at 00:02.

When to book Guildford 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 Guildford to Exeter by train.

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Which train companies operate between Guildford and Exeter?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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

Exeter to Guildford by train

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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.