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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Beckton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Paddington  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington

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Bus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Victoria Coach Station Penryn Falmouth University - Sunderland Park Lane Interchange / ...

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo

Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Finchley Road Penryn Falmouth University - Sunderland Park Lane Interchange / ...

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Beckton 179.4 miles

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

Fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR

Exeter to Beckton by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Beckton is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 188 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 49 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 32m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Exeter to Beckton service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Beckton DLR Station. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 17m
Layover time:
49 min
Total time:
5h 7m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 32m
Journey distance:
188 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
£65
Carbon emissions:
15 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 Beckton train and subway schedules

Exeter → Beckton
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Beckton is to bus via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station which costs £12 - £26 and takes 6h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Beckton is to train via London Paddington which takes 3h 22m and costs £65 - £85.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Beckton. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell Street and arriving at Beckton, Kingsford Way via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Temple, Aldwych. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Beckton station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Beckton DLR Station via Paddington station and Tower Gateway DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Exeter and Beckton is 166 miles. The road distance is 179.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Beckton without a car is to train via London Paddington which takes 3h 22m and costs £65 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Exeter to Beckton, including transfers.

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Exeter to Beckton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Exeter Sidwell Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Beckton is to train via London Paddington which takes 3h 22m and costs £65 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 6h 10m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £350 and takes 6h 14m.

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  • Distance: 165.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £75 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Finchley Road once daily. Tickets cost £13 - £22 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £260
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
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 - £12
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Beckton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Exeter to Beckton train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Beckton is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Exeter to Beckton.

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Loganair, Aer Lingus, Aurigny and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 3596+ hotels available in Beckton. 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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