London to Exeter train

Cheap train tickets from London to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

34

Average

83

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Exeter is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:20AMLondon Waterloo3h19 11:39AMExeter Central
0 transfers
341One-way
Cheapest
09:20AMLondon Waterloo3h17 12:37PMExeter Central
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341One-way
09:20AMLondon Waterloo4h00 01:20PMSt James' Park
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341One-way
08:20AMLondon Waterloo4h01 12:21PMSt James' Park
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341One-way
08:20AMLondon Waterloo4h13 12:33PMExeter St Thomas
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341One-way

Train schedule from London to Exeter

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, January 30
08:04AMLondon Paddington2h28 10:32AMExeter St Thomas
1 transfer
08:04AMLondon Paddington2h17 10:21AMSt James' Park
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08:04AMLondon Paddington2h14 10:18AMExeter Central
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08:20AMLondon Waterloo3h19 11:39AMExeter Central
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08:20AMLondon Waterloo4h01 12:21PMSt James' Park
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08:20AMLondon Waterloo4h13 12:33PMExeter St Thomas
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09:04AMLondon Paddington2h27 11:31AMExeter St Thomas
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09:04AMLondon Paddington2h24 11:28AMExeter Central
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09:20AMLondon Waterloo4h00 01:20PMSt James' Park
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09:20AMLondon Waterloo3h17 12:37PMExeter Central
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09:20AMLondon Waterloo4h11 01:31PMExeter St Thomas
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09:37AMLondon Paddington2h41 12:18PMExeter Central
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09:37AMLondon Paddington2h44 12:21PMSt James' Park
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10:04AMLondon Paddington2h29 12:33PMExeter St Thomas
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10:04AMLondon Paddington2h24 12:28PMExeter Central
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10:35AMLondon Paddington2h45 01:20PMSt James' Park
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10:35AMLondon Paddington2h56 01:31PMExeter St Thomas
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10:48AMLondon Paddington3h33 02:21PMSt James' Park
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Fastest train times from London to Exeter

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

2 h 14 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

253 km

Of the 18 trains that leave London for Exeter every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:04AMLondon Paddington2h14 10:18AMExeter Central
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1521One-way
08:04AMLondon Paddington2h17 10:21AMSt James' Park
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1521One-way
10:04AMLondon Paddington2h24 12:28PMExeter Central
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961One-way
09:04AMLondon Paddington2h24 11:28AMExeter Central
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1531One-way
09:04AMLondon Paddington2h27 11:31AMExeter St Thomas
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Overview: Train from London to Exeter

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from London to Exeter cover the 156 miles (252 km) long route taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $61 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

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

For as little as $20 (€17) you can travel by train between London and Exeter with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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

Are you making plans to travel between London and Exeter? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Exeter trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 156 miles (252 km) from London to Exeter. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to 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 have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from London to Exeter, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    It’s easy to book your South Western Railway train ticket between London and Exeter online with Omio! Simply check the current South Western Railway train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Exeter from London as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap South Western Railway train tickets online. Prices for South Western Railway trains from London to Exeter start at $20 (€17) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 156 miles (252 km). If you search for South Western Railway trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the South Western Railway tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from London to Exeter. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best London to Exeter South Western Railway train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    Looking to travel by train to Exeter from London? Omio can help you find that perfect trip 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 London to Exeter train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from London to Exeter, you can expect to travel 156 miles (252 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains from London to Exeter 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 Exeter from London. Book that perfect London to Exeter train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

    London to Exeter train information with Great Western Rail:

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

    Trains from London to Exeter

    South West Trains and Great Western railroad offer direct trains from London to Exeter. South West services depart from Waterloo while Great Western operate from Paddington. Departures start around 7:00 a.m. with 2 trains an hour for most of the day. The final connection is around 8:30 p.m. from Paddington. Journey times range from just over 3 hours to 3 hours and 40 minutes.

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

    Departure Station: Paddington station is located on the west side of central London, with Underground connections on five lines. Local buses stop close to the station on Praed Street. cabs are one level up from the platforms. London Waterloo station is on the southern edge of the city centre, with an adjacent bus terminus and Underground links on four lines.

    Arrival Station: Exeter St Davids station is around 20 minutes walk north-west of the city centre. 8 local bus routes stop outside the station entrance. cabs are available from the rank in front of the station.

    Taking the Train from London

    First Great Western trains from London to Exeter depart from Paddington station, while South West Trains services leave from Waterloo. Paddington, on the western side of the city centre, has an Underground station offering connections across the city on 4 lines. Buses, including night services, stop close by on Eastbourne Terrace and Praed Street. Waterloo, south of the centre close to the London Eye, also has an Underground station, with connections on 4 lines. There are bus stops at the station entrance and nearby on Waterloo Road. There are cab ranks at both stations.

    Getting into Exeter by Train

    Exeter is a historic West Country city, notable for the attractive Castle Quarter with parks and grounds around the 11th-century Norman fortress. Narrow passages around the High Street feature several atmospheric old buildings, particularly the 12th-century Guildhall. Trains from London to Exeter arrive at St. Davids station, situated by the river Exe on the western side of the city centre. There are local rail connections to Exeter Central and St James Park stations. Buses stop immediately outside the station, and nearby on St. Davids Hill, offering routes to the city centre and bus station. The cab rank is located by the main entrance.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Exeter

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Exeter 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 London to Exeter.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Exeter trains for as little as $20 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Exeter train to cost on average $61 (€53)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 156 miles (252 km)  from London to Exeter by train.
    On average the London to Exeter train travel time is 2 h 14 min  for the 156 miles (252 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Exeter, your train can arrive in train stations including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Exeter St Davids.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Exeter St Davids and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the train station to the city center in Exeter.

    For the best London to Exeter train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway, Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Exeter to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are direct trains from London to Exeter, and you can find a direct train for this trip 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.
    You can find trains to Exeter from London to cost on average $61 (€53) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Exeter train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    London
    Exeter
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Exeter.
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    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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    Public transit options for London Charing Cross
    Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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