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There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to Devon by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$125 - $229

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Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Exeter National Express

$21 - $29

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Train via Salisbury  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids

$77 - $139

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T2,3  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter National Express

$71 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Devon 186.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, subway to London City, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Canning Town station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  4. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$92 - $327

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Exeter (EXT) LGW - EXT

$202 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Devon is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Devon is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Devon. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Gatwick Airport London South, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Devon. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Yeoford via Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Devon is 159 miles. The road distance is 186.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Devon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Brighton to Devon, including transfers.

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Brighton to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Brighton to Devon train services, operated by Southern, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Devon is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 8 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs £150 - £360 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Devon.
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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Devon, England?

You can take a train from Brighton to Devon via London Victoria, Victoria station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Devon via Gatwick Airport London South, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Newquay, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Thameslink
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
National Express
Bus from Brighton to Exeter
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Brighton to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Devon is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Brighton to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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