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SW Falcon - Taunton to Exeter

The journey from Taunton to Exeter is a quick one, averaging just 42 minutes on our speedy Falcon service. Running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can board at a time that suits you. Wherever you need to be, Stagecoach will make sure you get there! 

Journey Information from Taunton to Exeter

Fares from: £5.50
Average journey time: 42 minutes
Changes: Direct service
Buses per day: Monday to Thursday: 18 buses per day. Friday to Sunday: 19 buses per day. 
Distance: 33 miles
Bus operators: Stagecoach
Origin: Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
Destination: Exeter Sowton Park & Ride

Stops between Taunton and Exeter

When you travel to Exeter from Taunton, you'll be riding on the Falcon. Alongside budget-friendly fares, the Falcon is accessible with bookable spots for wheelchair users, offers free Wi-Fi and ensures you'll never run out of charge on your favourite devices thanks to handy power points.
Taunton to Exeter Stops.
There entire Taunton to Exeter route consists of just four stops. You can get off at any point during this journey. Take a look at the route for more information: 
  • Taunton Blackbrook, Park Avenue 
  • Cullompton Weary Traveller
  • Exeter Honiton Road Park and Ride
  • Exeter Sowton Park and Ride

  • Route Map 


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    Did you know that Stagecoach fares are up to 59% cheaper than off-peak train tickets for the same journey? Fast, comfortable and local, you won’t regret travelling with us. Uncover just how much you can save travelling with Stagecoach between Taunton and Exeter below.

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    Discounted Return*

    Falcon - Taunton to Exeter




    Off-Peak Train from Taunton to Exeter Central**




    *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?

    Want to buy a ticket for our Taunton to Exeter route? You can simply turn up for your preferred bus and buy a ticket directly from the driver. We accept cash, contactless payments and both Apple and Google Pay on board.

    If you'd prefer to say goodbye to paper tickets, and love having everything on your smartphone, why not use our Stagecoach Bus App instead? Book your Stagecoach South West Explorer ticket in advance and keep up to date with live bus times.

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    Need to travel from Exeter to Taunton?

    Starting your journey at Exeter instead, or need to return home to Taunton? The Stagecoach Falcon service travels from south to north too - simply use our timetable below to discover when the Falcon leaves Exeter.

    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 Taunton to Exeter with the South West Falcon?

    On average, it takes just 42 minutes to get from Taunton to Exeter. 18 buses are available everyday between Monday and Thursday, and 19 buses every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


    Is this a direct service?

    Yes, this is a direct service. No changes are required.


    What is the distance between Taunton and Exeter?

    The distance between Taunton and Exeter is 33 miles.

    What time is the first bus from Taunton to Exeter?

    The first bus departs Taunton at 01:32.



    What time is the last bus from Taunton to Exeter?

    The last bus from Taunton departs at 23:37.


    Still have a burning question about our Taunton to Exeter service, or another Stagecoach-related query? Head on over to our FAQs page, or chat to a member of our team today - the details you need can be found on our Help & Contact page.