The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Exeter to London will cost around £ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 55.
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2 h 35 m
3 h 2 m
Trains per day
Of the 12 trains that leave Exeter for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 253 km distance in an average of 3 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 35 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 3 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||156 miles (252 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£44 (€51)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Great Western Railway or South Western Railway|
Trains from Exeter to London cover the 156 miles (252 km) long route taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in London Victoria.
With a choice of arrival stations in the busy capital, passengers will find trains from Exeter to London readily available. With services beginning as early as 5:00 a.m. continuing til almost 9:00 p.m. and journey times as little as two hours 15 minutes, passengers will not struggle to find a train to suit their schedule. Two providers share the busy route, making sure that travellers never have to wait long for their next direct departure.
The busy Exeter to London route is served by two providers. Both Great Western Railway and South Western Railway connect the two cities. Great Western trains terminate at London Paddington, while South Western trains complete their journey at London Waterloo.
The travel time varies from two hours 15 minutes to three hours 30 minutes. All routes are direct, requiring no changes. Some trains just eliminate stops along the route to decrease travel time.
There are approximately 34 direct train departures from Exeter to London each day. These are spread from 5:00 a.m. til 9:00 p.m. with between two and three departures per hour. Passengers should never have to wait long for the next direct depature, with South Western Railway and Great Western Railway both offering at least one departure per hour.
Departure train station: Trains from Exeter to London depart from Exeter St. David's. Exeter St David's is just a 15-minute walk from Exter's alternate train station, Exeter Central, and a 20-minute walk from the high street. Bus services connect the station with the centre of town, running every 30 minutes.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at either London Paddington or London Waterloo, depending on whether you travel with Great Western Railway or South Western Railway. London Waterloo is found on the edge of the South Bank, with great links to numerous bus routes and the London Underground. London Paddington is found a short walk from Hyde Park in west London. Again, Paddington has great links across the city, with both bus routes and London Underground links available.
Some of the Exeter train stations to London you can start your journey from include Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arriving in London Victoria.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Exeter St Davids, located approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre of Exeter. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.
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