Exeter - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Exeter by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Exeter?

The principal railway station serving Exeter is Exeter St David's.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?

This railway station is located northwest of the centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?

Please refer to our hotel suggestions on this page.

Which train services run to Exeter?

These operators run trains to and from Exeter.

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?

Yes, there are trains to a lot of places. For example to/from Penzance, Plymouth, London and many other cities.

Do you offer all train tickets to Exeter?

Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!

About Exeter

Sights such as the Exeter Cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the Exeter Phoenix are worth a visit while exploring this beautiful city.

Exeter St. David's - Info

Railway Station Exeter

"Exeter St. David's" is the name of the main train station of Exeter.  

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes


Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 07:50 - 18:15
  • Saturday 07:50 - 18:15
  • Sunday 09:30 - 16:30


  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: no
  • First class lounge: no
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  no
  • Parking: yes, paid, http://www.apcoa.co.uk

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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