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Explore with Route 9

Route 9 9A


Honiton (9) or Lyme Regis (9A) and Seaton (9A) via Sidford • Sidmouth • Exeter City Centre

We’ll get you to the office, or place of work in the week and loads of attractions across Exeter city centre or the Jurassic Coast on the weekends.

Our 9 and 9A routes connect either Lyme Regis and Seaton or Honiton with Exeter. With fantastic high spec buses covering the route, sit back and relax and enjoy the views across this stunning scenic journey.

Explore the beauty that the Jurassic Coast 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! Whether you’re planning a day at the shops in Exeter or a holiday in Lyme Regis our fares offer value for money for everyone.

All our 9 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?

Honiton to Exeter 1 hr 27 mins (or see Route 4)

Newton Poppleford to Exeter 31 mins

Lyme Regis to Exeter 2 hrs

Seaton to Exeter 1 hr 27 mins

Sidford to Exeter 1 hr 5mins

Sidmouth to Exeter 49 mins

Sidmouth to Honiton 38 mins


How often?

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Mon - Fri






Sidmouth to Exeter

30 mins

30 mins

60 mins

Newton Poppleford to Exeter

30 mins

30 mins

60 mins

Honiton to Exeter

60 mins

60 mins

See timetable

Lyme Regis to Exeter

60 mins

60 mins

See timetable


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

Honiton to Exeter £7.90 (or see Route 4)

Newton Poppleford to Exeter £7.50

Lyme Regis to Exeter £8.30

Seaton to Exeter £8.30

Sidford to Exeter £7.90

Sidmouth to Exeter £7.90

Sidmouth to Honiton £4.60


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    £8.30

Child     £5.50

Group   £16.60

1+2       £12.45


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.


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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


Honiton is a market town famous for lace and pottery, it’s also considered the antiques capital of the south west. Set in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and right on the River Otter, Honiton has beautiful country scenery.  For arts lovers, take a trip to the award winning Thelma Hulbert Gallery, which features local art and national exhibitions. The town also host the Honiton Agricultural Show with over 127 years of history, and the unique Hot Pennies Day in July where warmed pennies are scattered from pub windows. EX141DJ


Sidmouth lies on the Jurassic Coast with it’s vivid red sandstone cliff face dating back to the Triassic period. Sidmouth features beautiful beaches, stylish eating places and great shopping, with everything from unusual gifts, designer clothing and lifestyle goods available. The Millennium Walkway stretches the length of the beach, which is made of pebbles, which is ideal for a relaxed stroll. In June the town hosts the Sidmouth Literary Festival and in the popular annual Sidmouth Folk Week in August. EX108PF


Lyme Regis  is a pretty seaside resort, featuring beautiful beaches and stunning scenery. The town is home to a historic Cobb and harbour, and a number of historical landmarks plus an array of shops, activities, attractions and a varied programme of events to keep you entertained. Being the home of palaeontology, Lyme Regis is the perfect place for a spot of fossil hunting. DT73QD


Seaton is at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Jurassic Coastline. The town features stunning landscape, a range of independent shops and cafés, plus entertainment and sporting activities ideal for families.  At Seaton Jurassic, you can play Jurassic themed adventure golf, view the geological timeline and labyrinth. The South West Coast Path is great for walkers, whilst water sports lovers can enjoy canoeing or paddle boarding. The Seaton Wetlands offer striking scenery over nearly 4km of level trails and board walks for bird watching, bug hunting or a picnic. EX122QU


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