Cheap bus tickets from London to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$17

Average

$37

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Exeter will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

Cheapest
12:30PMLondon4h35 05:05PMExeter
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$171One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 33h50 05:05PMExeter
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$251One-way
08:30AMLondon4h50 01:20PMExeter
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$261One-way
11:00PMLondon5h20 04:20AMExeter
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$261One-way
08:30AMLondon4h40 01:10PMExeter, Honiton Road
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$261One-way

Bus schedule from London to Exeter

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07:00AMLondon5h50 12:50PMExeter, Honiton Road
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07:00AMLondon6h00 01:00PMExeter
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08:30AMLondon4h50 01:20PMExeter
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08:30AMLondon4h40 01:10PMExeter, Honiton Road
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09:30AMLondon5h15 02:45PMExeter, Honiton Road
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09:30AMLondon5h25 02:55PMExeter
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11:30AMLondon5h10 04:40PMExeter
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11:30AMLondon5h00 04:30PMExeter, Honiton Road
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12:30PMLondon4h35 05:05PMExeter
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01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 33h50 05:05PMExeter
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01:30PMLondon5h05 06:35PMExeter
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02:00PMLondon5h30 07:30PMExeter, Honiton Road
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02:00PMLondon5h40 07:40PMExeter
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03:30PMLondon4h25 07:55PMExeter
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03:30PMLondon4h15 07:45PMExeter, Honiton Road
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05:00PMLondon5h05 10:05PMExeter, Honiton Road
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05:00PMLondon5h15 10:15PMExeter
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06:00PMLondon4h20 10:20PMExeter
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11:00PMLondon5h00 04:00AMExeter
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11:00PMLondon5h20 04:20AMExeter
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11:00PMLondon5h10 04:10AMExeter, Honiton Road
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Jan 30
$38South Western Railway
$15Megabus
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Jan 31
$66Great Western Railway
$18National Express
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Feb 1
$29South Western Railway
$17National Express
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Feb 2
$61Great Western Railway
$18National Express
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Feb 3
$80Great Western Railway
$15Megabus
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Feb 4
$25South Western Railway
$20National Express
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$42South Western Railway
$20National Express
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$14South Western Railway
$15Megabus
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Feb 9
$21South Western Railway
$15Megabus
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$15Megabus
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$25South Western Railway
$21National Express
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$42South Western Railway
$19National Express
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$21South Western Railway
$15Megabus
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$21South Western Railway
$17National Express
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$21South Western Railway
$17National Express
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$21South Western Railway
$16National Express
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$15Megabus
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$21South Western Railway
$21National Express

Bus times from London to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Buses per day

21

Distance

253 km

Of the 21 buses that leave London for Exeter every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 253 km distance in an average of 5 h 1 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
01:15PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 33h50 05:05PMExeter
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$251One-way
2nd Fastest
03:30PMLondon4h15 07:45PMExeter, Honiton Road
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$401One-way
06:00PMLondon4h20 10:20PMExeter
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$461One-way
03:30PMLondon4h25 07:55PMExeter
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$401One-way
12:30PMLondon4h35 05:05PMExeter
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$171One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Exeter

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 11 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from London to Exeter cover the 156 miles (252 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 11 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).

Bus providers: National Express from London to Exeter

Travel between London and Exeter from $15 (€13) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Exeter from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $17

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus to Exeter from London:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from London to Exeter

Passengers wishing to visit the cathedral city in Devon will find regular coach services depart from London Victoria each day. There are 10 direct departures every day that cover the 180-mile route, with journey times as little as 4 hours 10 minutes. Buses to Exeter from London are offered by National Express.

Which bus companies travel from London to Exeter?

All journeys between London Victoria and Exeter Bus Station are offered by National Express. During the journey, passengers can make use of the free wifi and charging sockets for personal devices. National Express allows two pieces of luggage per traveler.

How long is the bus from London to Exeter?

The fastest direct journey from London to Exeter takes just 4 hours 10 minutes. Journey times vary slightly, taking into consideration traffic during peak travel time. The longest journey takes 5 hours 10 minutes. An extra indirect, overnight service is offered Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings, leaving London at 1:30 a.m. changing at Bristol, though there is a lengthy wait, taking travel time up to 10 hours.

How many buses are there from London to Exeter?

Every day passengers can expect 10 direct buses from London to Exeter. On a Saturday - Monday, an extra late night service departs London Victoria, though passengers should be aware this journey takes close to 10 hours. Departures are spread throughout the day beginning at 7:30 a.m. until just before 11:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Exeter?

Departure station: All services will depart from London Victoria coach station. The station can be found in the center of Westminster, close to Buckingham Palace and St James' Park. Victoria train station is connected to the coach station, which is served by the District & Circle and Victoria Underground lines. The stations are served by numerous bus routes across the city, making them very accessible. The area around the station has a range of coffee shops and dining options, as well as retail stores.

Arrival station: Passenger will arrive at Exeter Coach station on Paris Street, just a 10-minute walk from Exeter Central and St James' train stations where passengers can organize onward travel. The station is up a steep hill, and across two levels, so may be difficult for wheelchair users.

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FAQs

How much do cheap buses to Exeter from London cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between London and Exeter for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the bus to Exeter from London on average?

The London to Exeter bus ticket price is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Exeter from London by bus?

The distance from London to Exeter by bus is approximately 156 miles (252 km).

How long is a bus to Exeter from London on average?

The bus time to Exeter from London is on average 4 h 11 min  for the 156 miles (252 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Exeter from London by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Exeter?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).

Where is the London bus station located? Where is the Exeter bus station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Exeter most often arrive at Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre) and need to travel around 0.3 miles (458 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from London to Exeter?

If you're looking for buses from London to Exeter, you can rely on National Express or Megabus to get you to Exeter. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to Exeter journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct bus from London to Exeter?

Yes, you can find a direct bus between London and Exeter with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

When does the first bus depart from London to Exeter? When does the last bus depart from London to Exeter?

The first London to Exeter bus departs at 8: 30 AM   and the last bus from London to Exeter leaves at 11: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from London to Exeter on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase London to Exeter bus tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Exeter is on average $18 (€15) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets from London to Exeter available a few months in advance.