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from Stansted to Exeter

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

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Tue
Oct 19
$78Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Wed
Oct 20
$51Great Western Railway
$39National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$96Great Western Railway
$39National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$98Great Western Railway
$46National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$96Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$98Great Western Railway
$46National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$70Great Western Railway
$39National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$96Great Western Railway
$39National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$96Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$96Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$96Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$97Great Western Railway
$45National Express

Travel Information between Stansted and Exeter

distanceDistance180 miles (290 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€32) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€62) • 3 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 180 miles (290 km) by bus or train from Stansted to Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Stansted to Exeter.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I get from Stansted to Exeter?

There are 2 ways to travel between Stansted and Exeter including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Stansted to Exeter?

The cheapest way to travel to Exeter from Stansted is by taking a bus with an average price of $40 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A bus is $37 (€30) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Stansted to Exeter costing on average $77 (€62).

What is the fastest way to get from Stansted to Exeter?

The quickest way to travel from Stansted to Exeter is by train, which takes on average 3 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Stansted to Exeter?

Exeter is approximately 180 miles (290 km) away from Stansted.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Stansted to Exeter?

The average frequency per day from Stansted to Exeter is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Stansted? Where do I arrive in Exeter?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Stansted, London Stansted Airport to Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).
  • Most travelers board their train from Stansted Airport and arrive in Exeter St Davids.
Which travel operators can get me to Exeter from Stansted?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stansted to Exeter, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Exeter. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Stansted to Exeter tickets on Omio for $40 (€32).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Exeter by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Stansted to Exeter tickets on Omio for $77 (€62).
Can I find a direct route from Stansted to Exeter?

Yes, there are direct routes from Stansted to Exeter with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 3 direct trains a day to Exeter with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Stansted and Exeter ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Stansted to Exeter don't make Exeter their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Exeter are London, Bristol or Plymouth, 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 purchase Stansted to Exeter tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $40 (€32) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $77 (€62) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Stansted 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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