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from London to Exeter

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Exeter on Oct 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00PMLondon4h05 01:05AMExeter, Honiton Road
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$291One-way
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09:00PMLondon4h05 01:05AMExeter, Honiton Road
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$291One-way
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02:30PMLondon4h45 07:15PMExeter, Honiton Road
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$291One-way
09:00PMLondon4h15 01:15AMExeter
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$291One-way
02:30PMLondon4h55 07:25PMExeter
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$291One-way

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Thu
Oct 21
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$39National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$59South Western Railway
$29National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$83Great Western Railway
$29National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$62Great Western Railway
$29National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$48South Western Railway
$29National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$48South Western Railway
$29National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$48South Western Railway
$29National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$43South Western Railway
$29National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$22South Western Railway
$16National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$82Great Western Railway
$29National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$52Great Western Railway
$29National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$43South Western Railway
$17Megabus
Tue
Nov 2
$26South Western Railway
$19National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$26South Western Railway
$20National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$26South Western Railway
$12National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$22South Western Railway
$20National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$47Great Western Railway
$19National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$21South Western Railway
$22National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$21South Western Railway
$20National Express
Tue
Nov 9
$22South Western Railway
$12National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$88Great Western Railway
$18National Express

Travel Information to Exeter from London

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€31) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by bus or train from London to Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Exeter.

How to get from London to Exeter

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Exeter, 57,52% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Exeter and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I travel from London to Exeter?

You can travel to Exeter from London 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from London to Exeter the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Exeter is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $14 (€11) compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A bus is $24 (€20) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Exeter costing on average $38 (€31).

What is the quickest way from London to Exeter?

The fastest way from London to Exeter is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.

There are alternative travel options to Exeter that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles from London to Exeter would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there from London to Exeter?

The average frequency per day from London to Exeter is:

  • 24 trains a day.

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

When traveling to Exeter from London, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Exeter?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Exeter depart from London Victoria to Exeter St Davids.
Which travel operators can get me to Exeter from London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Exeter:

  • You can take a bus from London to Exeter with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€11) with National Express from London to Exeter.
  • You can take a train from London to Exeter with South Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€31) with South Western Railway from London to Exeter.
Can I travel directly to Exeter from London?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express.

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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Exeter?
Many of our customers traveling from London to Exeter don't make Exeter their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Exeter are Bristol, Plymouth or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Exeter to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book London to Exeter tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Exeter, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $14 (€11) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $38 (€31) one way.

But we recommend booking London to Exeter tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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