There are 8 ways to get from Essex to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$117 - $212

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Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$76 - $120

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Train, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station Superfast 1

$88 - $98

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

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

$77 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Devon 251.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London City, fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$85 - $303

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$130 - $494

Train to Norwich, fly, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$107 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Devon is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Devon is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Devon. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk), Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Essex and Devon is 203 miles. The road distance is 251.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Essex to Devon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs £85 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Essex to Devon, including transfers.

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Essex to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Essex to Devon is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs £85 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £80 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Essex to Devon.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Essex to Devon via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essex to Devon via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk), Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 44 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 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 Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
24 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
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Devon is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Essex to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 404+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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