How to travel from Exeter to London

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Travel Information from Exeter to London

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$12 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $40 (€34) • 2 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a train or bus to travel 156 miles (252 km) between Exeter and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Exeter to London.

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from Exeter to London

How to get from Exeter to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Exeter to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Megabus
08:10AM4h50
Exeter
01:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Megabus
08:10AM4h50
Exeter
01:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$171One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Great Western Railway
09:16AM2h11
Exeter St Davids (EXD)
11:27AMLondon Paddington (PAD)
$1381One-way
0 transfers
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South Western Railway
10:30AM3h19
Exeter Central (EXC)
01:49PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$731One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:25AM3h24
Exeter St Davids (EXD)
01:49PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$731One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:43AM4h06
Exeter St Thomas (EXT)
02:49PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$661One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
08:18AM5h12
Exeter
01:30PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$321One-way
1 transfer
National Express
09:20AM4h30
Exeter, Honiton Road
01:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$421One-way
0 transfers
National Express
09:10AM4h40
Exeter
01:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
$421One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Exeter to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Exeter to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 56,92% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Exeter to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Exeter to London

National Express, FlixBus and South Western Railway will get you from Exeter to London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Exeter to London

      FAQs: Travel 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

      You can get between Exeter and London 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to London from Exeter is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Exeter to London:

      A bus is $28 (€24) less than a train with an average ticket price of $40 (€34) from Exeter to London.

      The quickest way to travel to London from Exeter is by train, which takes on average 2 h 14 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 25 min of travel time.

      The Exeter to London distance is around 156 miles (252 km).

      The average frequency per day from Exeter to London is:

      • 9 buses a day.
      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Exeter to London as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Exeter to London:

      • Most travelers board their bus from Exeter, Honiton Road and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
      • Most travelers take a train from Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo.

      The following travel companies offer services from Exeter to London:

      • National Express, Megabus or FlixBus can take you to London by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Exeter to London for $12 (€10).
      • Travel with South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry for trains to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for South Western Railway Exeter to London tickets on Omio for $40 (€34).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Exeter to London with the following travel companies:

      • 3 direct buses per day with National Express or FlixBus.
      • Direct trains with South Western Railway or Great Western Rail with 24 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Exeter and London.

      Many of our customers traveling from Exeter to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
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