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SW Falcon - Exeter to Plymouth

Looking for an affordable way to make your way to Plymouth from Exeter? Choose the South West Falcon. We'll take you there in just over an hour, and while you sit back and relax you can enjoy comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi and a tonne of other benefits on board.

Discover more about our Exeter to Plymouth route, and learn how to book your ticket, today.

Journey Information from Exeter to Plymouth

Fares from: £5.50
Average journey time:   1 hour 10 minutes
Changes:   Direct service
Buses per day:   Monday to Thursday: 18 buses per day. Friday to Sunday: 19 buses per day. 
Distance:   46 miles
Bus operators:   Stagecoach
Origin:   Exeter Honiton Road Park & Ride 
Destination:    Plymouth Coach Station (Bay 6)

Exeter to Plymouth

Our Exeter to Plymouth service runs regularly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whatever you need to head to Plymouth for, you can guarantee a smooth journey with Stagecoach. View the route our Falcon takes below:

Exeter to Plymouth Stops

  • Exeter Honiton Road Miller& Carter
  • Exeter opp. Sowton Park & Ride
  • Drumbridges Roundabout 
  • Marley Head
  • Lee Mill Slip Road
  • Laira Flyover
  • Plymouth Coach Station (Bay 6)


    Compare prices

    Everyone loves to save money, and when you choose to travel with Stagecoach you can guarantee you're getting from A to B for less. Compared to off-peak train tickets, our bus fares are up to 59% cheaper. It's even better news for under 25s, over 60s and concessionary pass holders - you can knock another 1/3 off the price of your ticket when you ride on the Falcon.


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    Discounted Return*

    Falcon - Exeter to Plymouth

     £9 £6

    Off-Peak Train from Exeter Central to Plymouth**



    *Discounted returns are available on the Falcon for the under 25s, over 60s and concessionary pass holders.
    **Results taken 07/02/2019, prices subject to change. Return price based on off-peak anytime adult return. Single price based on off-peak single.

    How can I buy a ticket?

    Planning your journey in advance? Pre-book a space on   Alternatively, you can simply buy a ticket on the bus itself from your driver - we accept contactless, Apple Pay and Google Pay as well as cash!

    Book your seat on

    Need to travel from Plymouth to Exeter?

    Interested in travelling from Plymouth up to Exeter instead? Our Falcon service operates both ways, following the same route back. Take a look at our timetable to discover what time it'll pass a stop near you.

    View the Falcon timetable


    Why fly by Falcon?

  • Free Wi-Fi; USB charging points, power sockets and air con on board!
  • Dedicated wheelchair space (pre-book, see FAQs for details)
  • Connects Devon with Somerset and Bristol 24/7*
  • Pay by contactless for your ticket.
  • Contactless

    USB Charging


    How long does it take to travel from Exeter to Plymouth with the South West Falcon?

    On average, the journey from Exeter to Plymouth takes 1 hour 10 minutes. 18 buses operate per day between Monday and Thursday, and 19 buses a day between Friday and Sunday.


    Is this a direct service from Exeter to Plymouth.

    The Falcon is a direct service meaning no changes are required.


    What time is the first bus from Exeter to Plymouth?

    The first bus from Exeter departs at 01:32.


    What time is the last bus from Exeter to Plymouth?

    The last bus from Exeter departs at 23:37.


    Have another question about our Exeter to Plymouth bus service, or about Stagecoach in general? You might find the answer over on our complete list of FAQs, or you can contact the Stagecoach team for further assistance.