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 33 min

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

$124 - $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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 021 / ...

$26 - $35

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Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 56 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 3 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

$90 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Ashford 223.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to London City, train  •  3 h 40 min

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

$88 - $309

Fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 37 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

$122 - $390

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

$226 - $484

Questions & Answers

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 £90 - £170 and takes 3 h 33 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, Park Street (Charter House) via Belgravia, 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 56 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 33 min and costs £90 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 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 33 min and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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

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Exeter to Ashford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 195 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Ashford via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Ashford via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 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
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
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$57 - $63
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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