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There are 8 ways to get from Exeter to Ashford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$125 - $221

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent National Express / ...

$26 - $35

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Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International

$81 - $120

Bus, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 1
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Ashford International

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Ashford 223.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to London City, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$91 - $314

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$228 - $491

Fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southend (SEN) EXT - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

$150 - $545

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Ashford is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Ashford is to train which costs £95 - £170 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Ashford, Kent via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Ashford International via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Ashford is 195 miles. The road distance is 223.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Exeter to Ashford, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Ashford train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Exeter Central station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ashford is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 195 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Ashford via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Waterloo East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from London Victoria to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Greater Anglia
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Kent
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Exeter to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ashford, Kent station.

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Exeter to Ashford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Ashford is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Exeter to Ashford.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Ashford. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 29 min and costs £2 - £3.

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