There are 10 ways to get from Devon to Brighton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$126 - $224

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Bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Brighton National Express

$23 - $29

8 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  6 h 22 min

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

$74 - $139

Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus National Express / ...

$79 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Devon to Brighton 187.3 miles

$40 - $60

Bus to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheriton Cross, Good Knight Inn to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$92 - $312

Fly Exeter to Southampton, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU) EXT - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$121 - $504

Fly Exeter to London Gatwick  •  5 h 49 min

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

$203 - $454

Fly Exeter to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$256 - $523

Train, line 25 bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
  3. Take the line 25 bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King
  4. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$110 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Devon to Brighton is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Devon to Brighton is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Devon to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Cheriton Cross, Coach House and arriving at Brighton, Preston Circus via Exeter and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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The distance between Devon and Brighton is 159 miles. The road distance is 187.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Devon to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Devon to Brighton, including transfers.

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Devon to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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The best way to get from Devon to Brighton is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £75 and takes 8 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs £150 - £350 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Devon to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Devon to Brighton via Exeter St Davids, London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Devon to Brighton via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, Exeter, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 8 h 13 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Chambery
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Chambery
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Thameslink
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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 Exeter to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brighton, Preston Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Brighton
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheriton Cross, Good Knight Inn to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Cheriton Cross, Good Knight Inn to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk

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