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There are 6 ways to get from Essex to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  5h 13m

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

$117 - $211

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Bus  •  9h 18m

  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

$69 - $101

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Train South Western Railway  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$75 - $114

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Essex to Devon 251.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London City, fly, train  •  5h 55m

  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

$84 - $303

Train to Norwich, fly, train  •  7h 26m

  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

$106 - $351

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Devon. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Bulford Lane and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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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 5h 13m and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m 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 5h 13m and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 9h 18m.

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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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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: 5h 13m

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 station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essex to Devon via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park, Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 9h 18m.

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
Flights from Norwich to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53m
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
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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
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 Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
22m
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
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Essex to Devon is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m 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 417+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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