There are 8 ways to get from Essex to Devon 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 Great Western Railway  •  5 h 33 min

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

$122 - $212

Cheapest option

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 19 min

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

$77 - $121

6 alternative options

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

$89 - $99

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Exeter National Express

$87 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Essex to Devon 251.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London City, fly, bus  •  4 h 50 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 bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Cheriton Cross, Coach House

$86 - $299

Train to Southend, fly, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Cheriton Cross, Coach House

$170 - $739

Train to Norwich, fly, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Exeter (EXT) NWI - EXT
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Cheriton Cross, Coach House

$107 - $347

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essex to Devon via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk), Braintree, Tesco Store (Braint Marks Fm), Braintree, Heathrow Airport London, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 58 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 Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 - $28
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 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $170
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
$54
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Braintree to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Cheriton Cross, Coach House
Ave. Duration
35 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 Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Cheriton Cross, Coach House
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Essex and Devon is 324 km. The road distance is 403 km.

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

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

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), Braintree, Heathrow Airport London and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Essex to Devon, including transfers.