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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 23 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20London Waterloo3h19 11:39Exeter Central
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£281One-way
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08:30London4h40 13:10Exeter, Honiton Road
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£181One-way
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10:35London Paddington2h45 13:20St James' Park
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£351One-way
08:30London4h50 13:20Exeter
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£181One-way
09:20London Waterloo3h17 12:37Exeter Central
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£311One-way

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Mon
23 May
£28South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Tue
24 May
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£17Megabus
Wed
25 May
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£17Megabus
Thu
26 May
£28South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Fri
27 May
£28South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£25South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Sun
29 May
£19South Western Railway
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Mon
30 May
£22South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Tue
31 May
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£13Megabus
Wed
1 Jun
£18South Western Railway
£8Flixbus
Thu
2 Jun
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£8Flixbus
Fri
3 Jun
£22South Western Railway
£8Flixbus
Sat
4 Jun
£22South Western Railway
£8Flixbus
Sun
5 Jun
£21South Western Railway
£11Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Tue
7 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£12National Express
Wed
8 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
9 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Fri
10 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Sat
11 Jun
£15South Western Railway
£7Flixbus

Travel Information to Exeter from London

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 4 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £34 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 156 miles (252 km) by coach 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 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Exeter.

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FAQs

How do I travel to Exeter from London?

There are 2 travel options from London to Exeter: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from London to Exeter is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A coach is generally £7 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £34 from London to Exeter.

What is the fastest way from London to Exeter?

The quickest way to travel between London and Exeter is by train, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 11 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between London and Exeter

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

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

The average frequency per day from London to Exeter is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Exeter?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Exeter:

  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Exeter St Davids.

Which travel companies can get me from London to Exeter?

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

  • You can take a coach from London to Exeter with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £27 with National Express from London to Exeter.
  • You can go to Exeter from London by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £34 with Great Western Railway from London to Exeter on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from London to Exeter?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Exeter?

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Exeter often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Bristol, Plymouth or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Exeter itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Exeter and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my London to Exeter ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Exeter from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £27 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £34 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between London and Exeter online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.