There are 5 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Exeter St Davids

$88 - $144

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$69 - $88

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Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter 201.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$96 - $273

Train to London City, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Long Eaton to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$122 - $356

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport and arriving at Exeter via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Exeter is 174 miles. The road distance is 201.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, depart from East Midlands Airport station.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 174 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Exeter, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Exeter via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Long Eaton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 East Midlands Airport to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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