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Cambridge to Exeter by train
Fastest journey3hr 49m
Trains per day58
Avg. journey time4hr 19m
Travelling from Cambridge to Exeter by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Exeter take around 3 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 302 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Exeter.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Exeter?
Journeys between Cambridge and Exeter usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 62 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Exeter?
The Cambridge to Exeter train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Exeter train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Exeter is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:54.
When to book Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Exeter by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Exeter?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Exeter, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- 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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