Loughborough to Exeter by train

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    00:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 41m
  • Distance
    279 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Loughborough to Exeter by train

Fast trains from Loughborough to Exeter take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Loughborough and Exeter.

1. Are there direct trains from Loughborough to Exeter?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Loughborough 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 48 departures.

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

The Loughborough to Exeter train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Loughborough around 06:26 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Loughborough around 05:42, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Loughborough 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 Loughborough to Exeter by train.

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Which train companies operate between Loughborough and Exeter?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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.