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Exeter to Peterborough by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    20:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 36m
  • Distance
    306 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    58
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Exeter to Peterborough by train

Fast trains from Exeter to Peterborough take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 306 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Peterborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Peterborough?

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Exeter to Peterborough 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 67 departures.

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

The Exeter to Peterborough train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Peterborough is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 05:46 and the last train is around 20:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 05:10, and the last at 21:02.

When to book Exeter to Peterborough 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 Exeter to Peterborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Exeter and Peterborough?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • GWR
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Peterborough to Exeter 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.