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There are 8 ways to get from Aberdeen to Exeter by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Aberdeen to Exeter  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Exeter (EXT) ABZ - EXT

$82 - $238

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Bus  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Exeter National Express

$50 - $86

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Fly Aberdeen to Bristol, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bristol (BRS) ABZ - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$136 - $461

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT

$97 - $304

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$116 - $327

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$127 - $314

Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Exeter St Davids

$220 - $340

Drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Exeter 578.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Exeter is to bus which costs £35 - £70 and takes 16 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Exeter is to fly and train which costs £100 - £360 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Exeter via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Exeter St Davids. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Exeter is 450 miles. The road distance is 578.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs £170 - £260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Aberdeen to Exeter, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Exeter bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Exeter is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs £60 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £260 and takes 10 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 16 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 450 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Exeter, England?

Flybe, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Aberdeen to Exeter every 3 hours. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Aberdeen to Exeter once daily. Tickets cost $220 - $340 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Aberdeen to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $200
Anytime Single
$220 - $340
Off-Peak Single
$260 - $390
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
ScotRail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Aberdeen Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Aberdeen to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Aberdeen to Exeter train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Exeter is 578 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to drive from Aberdeen to Exeter.

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Air France, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 670+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 40 min and costs £4.

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