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Explore with Route 57

Route 57


Brixington • Exmouth • Lympstone • Topsham • Exeter City Centre

We’ll get you to the office, or place of work in the week and loads of attractions across Exeter, Topsham or Exmouth on the weekends


Route 57 is your frequent and convenient connection between Exeter, Topsham, Lympstone and Exmouth. It’s the quickest and cheapest way to connect between city and sea, whether you are commuting to work in Exeter or heading for a great day out in Exmouth.


Explore the beauty that Exmouth has to offer in your downtime. There are miles of sandy beaches, family, recreational and leisure attractions to visit.  There is something for everyone and we can get you there!


All our 57 services are able to take contactless payments either by credit/debit card or Apple/Google Pay. Don’t worry though, we still accept cash and all our drivers give change.


How long does it take?

Exeter to Topsham 22 mins

Exeter to Lympstone 35 mins

Exeter to Exmouth 44 mins

Topsham to Exmouth 22 mins

Lympstone to Exmouth 9 mins

Exmouth to Brixington 7 mins


How often?

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View the full timetable here

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Wherever you’re heading we’ve got just the ticket!

Single tickets are available and valid for one journey. Stagecoach single bus tickets are great if you’re an occasional traveller:


Adult Singles

Exeter to Topsham £3

Exeter to Lympstone £5.10

Exeter to Exmouth £5.10

Topsham to Exmouth £3.90

Lympstone to Exmouth £2.80

Exmouth to Brixington £2.40


Fancy unlimited travel?

Unlock discounts by downloading the Stagecoach Bus App, day and weekly tickets are up to 10% cheaper! Plus you can plan your journey, and track your bus via our live map, so why not download our app today!



Adult    £6.20

Child     £4.20

Group   £12.40

1+2        £9.30


If you’re a regular traveller you can also enjoy great deals with our megarider products, just head over to our tickets section here to find out more.

Route 57 Map

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Exeter is a historic city in the heart of Devon, which boasts a beautiful Norman cathedral, vibrant shopping centre and a renowned University. A trip to this cultural haven will take you from the depths of the 14th century  underground passages to the heights of award winning shopping centres and eateries across  The High Street, Princesshay and The GuildhallThe city’s free Royal Albert Memorial Museum features a range of stunning exhibitions and  the historic quayside hosts watersports, antiques and a variety of cafes and restaurants for a leisurely lunch. The city is also the home of Exeter City Football Club and the Exeter Chiefs. EX12JX

A la Ronde This unique 16-sided house is looked after by the National Trust and filled with creative treasures from around the world. Situated a short walk from the 57 route, it is open from early February to late October. EX858D


Lympstone This picturesque village nestles on the banks of the Exe Estuary and has a fine selection of pubs. The 57 drops you off at the village edge and, from there, you can take a gentle stroll by the estuary to Exmouth where you can pick up the 57 again to make the return journey.EX85LS


Darts Farm Shopping Village Voted “Large Farm Shop of the Year” in the National FARMA Awards, this foodie paradise is home to several retailers. It also offers a spa, bike hire and farm attractions. Why not go by bus to one of their popular evening events and enjoy a glass or two of locally produced wine or beer? EX30QH


Topsham The historic estuary town of Topsham is a delight to explore: full of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs plus some beautiful riverside walks. Go by bus and spend a relaxing day discovering everything it has to offer. EX30ED


Exmouth Famous for its 2 mile long seafront, Exmouth has lots more to offer including a thriving town centre and a host of family attractions, including the ever popular World of Country Life. The 57 drops you in the heart of Exmouth where you can easily connect onto our other local bus services to Budleigh Salterton or our summer open top service to Sandy Bay. EX81RF

In the summer connect to our open top bus number 95 for glorious views along the sea front and to visit Sandy Bay.


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