How to get from London to Exeter by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from London to Exeter is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||156 miles (252 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $17 (€15) • 5 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Take a bus to travel 156 miles (252 km) to Exeter from London. Megabus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Exeter.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between London and Exeter. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from London to Exeter, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
You can go from London to Exeter by bus.
The fastest way to travel to Exeter from London is by bus, which requires on average 5 h 15 min of travel time.
The London to Exeter distance is around 156 miles (252 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Exeter is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Exeter from London as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Exeter:
The following travel company offer services from London to Exeter:
Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Exeter:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Exeter as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Exeter.
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