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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London  •  3h 30m

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

£90 - £128

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£36 - £63

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Train  •  5h 10m

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

£104 - £199

Bus, train via Tiverton, Bus Station  •  8h 33m

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

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Ashford International Station 223.6 miles

£30 - £50

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 9m

  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

£136 - £420

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 55m

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

£129 - £381

Exeter to Ashford International Station by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Ashford International Station is around 3h 41m and covers a distance of around 233 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and South Eastern Trains Service, the Exeter to Ashford International Station service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Ashford International. Typically 165 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 41m
Fastest journey time:
3h 9m
Journey distance:
233 miles
Services per week:
165
Cheapest price:
£90
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:06
Last service departs at:
20:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Ashford International Station train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Exeter → Ashford International Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station is to train via London which costs £90 - £130 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Ashford International Station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Ashford International via Paddington and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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It is 195 miles from Exeter to Ashford International Station. It is approximately 223.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 30m and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station, including transfers.

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Exeter to Ashford International Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Ashford International Station train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Ashford International Station is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Exeter to Ashford International Station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Ashford International Station.
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  • Distance: 195 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Ashford International Station via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 3h 30m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,000
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Scilly Isles, Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £340
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £600
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey, Durham
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from London Charing Cross to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from London Victoria to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£27 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
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 Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Berrys Coaches
Phone
01823 331 356
Email
info@berryscoaches.co.uk
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Berrys Coaches

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Ryanair, Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited and three other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Ashford International Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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