Train from Exeter to London

Cheap train tickets from Exeter to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

67

Average

74

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.

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10:48AMSt James' Park2h41 01:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
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11:48AMSt James' Park2h39 02:27PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
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12:48PMSt James' Park2h41 03:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
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09:49AMSt James' Park2h40 12:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
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09:23AMExeter Central2h43 12:06PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way

Train schedule from Exeter to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
08:04AMExeter Central3h08 11:12AMLondon Paddington
2 transfers
08:50AMSt James' Park2h39 11:29AMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
08:53AMExeter Central2h36 11:29AMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
09:20AMSt James' Park2h46 12:06PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
09:23AMExeter Central2h43 12:06PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
09:49AMSt James' Park2h40 12:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
09:52AMExeter Central2h37 12:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
10:14AMExeter Central2h58 01:12PMLondon Paddington
2 transfers
10:48AMSt James' Park2h41 01:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
10:51AMExeter Central2h38 01:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
11:48AMSt James' Park2h39 02:27PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
12:48PMSt James' Park2h41 03:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Exeter to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

2 h 36 m

Average

2 h 43 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

253 km

It's difficult to get from Exeter to London without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:53AMExeter Central2h36 11:29AMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
961One-way
09:52AMExeter Central2h37 12:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
10:51AMExeter Central2h38 01:29PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
11:48AMSt James' Park2h39 02:27PMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
671One-way
08:50AMSt James' Park2h39 11:29AMLondon Paddington
1 transfer
961One-way

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Overview: Train from Exeter to London

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 35 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Exeter to London cover the 156 miles (252 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $32 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $41 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and South Western Railway from Exeter to London trains

Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and South Western Railway trains will get you between Exeter and London from $32 (€31). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

South Western Railway
CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

Find the perfect South Western Railway train to London from Exeter for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest South Western Railway train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Exeter and London. You can also check relevant travel information for the South Western Railway train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap South Western Railway train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 156 miles (252 km) on this journey and your South Western Railway Exeter to London train ticket can cost as little as $32 (€31) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for South Western Railway tickets between Exeter and London in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official South Western Railway train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Exeter to London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains to London from Exeter? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 156 miles (252 km) route from Exeter to London. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Exeter to London routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to London from Exeter, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Exeter - London train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    Looking to travel by train from Exeter to London? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Exeter to London train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to London from Exeter, you can expect to travel 156 miles (252 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains from Exeter to London in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to London from Exeter. Book that perfect Exeter to London train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

    Exeter to London train information with Great Western Rail:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 24 min
    • Great Western Rail frequency: 21 a day

    Trains from Exeter to London 

    A scenic cathedral and university city in Devon, Exeter is a popular destination for travelers heading for the beaches and moors of the West Country. It's also a main rail hub for the region, with direct trains from Exeter to two London stations. The fastest trains from Exeter to London take around two hours and 15 minutes to reach the capital, with departures available from very early morning through to an overnight connection leaving after midnight.    

    Which train companies travel from Exeter to London?

    Great Western Railway offers direct trains from Exeter to London Paddington. South Western Railway provides direct services from Exeter to London Waterloo. Additional indirect connections involve using Cross Country Trains departures from Exeter to Taunton connecting with Great Western Railway trains to London Paddington.

    How long is the train from Exeter to London?

    The fastest trains from Exeter to London are some Great Western Railway departures to London Paddington, taking two hours and 15 minutes to reach the capital.  Most trains to Paddington take around 15 to 20 minutes longer, while South Western Railway services to London Waterloo take more than an hour longer to complete the 196 mile trip to London.

    How many trains are there from Exeter to London?

    Great Western Railway departures from Exeter to London Paddington operate hourly from very early in the morning until just before 9 p.m. There is also an overnight service to Paddington leaving just after 1:00 a.m. South Western Railways services to London Waterloo also operate hourly, from early morning until around 8:30 p.m. Sunday schedules offer a reduced frequency, with no early morning services.

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

    Departure train station: Exeter St Davids is the main station in the city, located on the west side of the center,  with bus connections available from stops at the front entrance. Facilities at the station include ATMs, free WiFi,  a coffee shop, vending machines, and taxi stands.

    Arrival train station: London Paddington Station is west of central London with transport links from bus stops on Praed Street and on five Underground lines. London Waterloo Station is on the south side of the city center with four Underground lines and an adjacent bus terminus. Both stations have restaurants, coffee shops, food stores, newsagents and taxi stands.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Exeter to London

    Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Exeter to London.
    FAQs
    Train tickets between Exeter and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $32 (€31)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Exeter to London train price to come in at an average of $41 (€40)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 156 miles (252 km)  to London from Exeter by train.
    The train time from Exeter to London is on average 2 h 42 min  for the 156 miles (252 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Exeter to London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train from Exeter to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. Your route can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Exeter St Davids   and arrive in London Victoria.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Exeter St Davids and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in London.

    If you're looking for trains from Exeter to London, you can rely on Great Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Exeter to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 35 direct trains per day from Exeter to London, and you can find a direct train for this journey with South Western Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    On average, there are 35 trains a day from Exeter to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Exeter to London train departs at 5: 38 AM   and the last train from Exeter to London leaves at 11: 47 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Exeter to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Exeter to London is on average $41 (€40) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to London from Exeter available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Exeter
    London
    Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Exeter for your trip to London.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    Public transit options for Exeter St Davids
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    Public transit options for Exeter Central
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Exeter St Thomas
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station

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