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There are 6 ways to get from Chatham to Dawlish by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Exeter St Davids  •  4h 42m

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

$118 - $240

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Bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dawlish National Express

$23 - $32

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Dawlish

$122 - $209

Train South Western Railway  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Pinhoe

$73 - $117

Drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Dawlish 219.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$78 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Dawlish is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Dawlish is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham station to Dawlish. However, there are services departing from Chatham station and arriving at Dawlish via Dartford and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Chatham and Dawlish is 183 miles. The road distance is 219.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Dawlish without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £90 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Chatham to Dawlish, including transfers.

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Chatham to Dawlish bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Dawlish is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £90 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 8h 53m.

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

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Chatham to Dawlish bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dawlish station.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Dawlish.
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  • Distance: 183.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Chatham, England and Dawlish, England?

You can take a train from Chatham to Dawlish via London Victoria, Victoria station, Paddington station, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 4h 42m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chatham to Dawlish once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h
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 London Paddington to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $180
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Dawlish
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Dawlish is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Chatham to Dawlish.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 1148+ hotels available in Dawlish. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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