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There are 9 ways to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe

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Bus, bus and ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Arras

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Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Exeter to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU)
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG)
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canadian National Vimy Memorial is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Canadian National Vimy Memorial is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Canadian National Vimy Memorial is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial is to bus and bus and ferry and train which costs £22 - £50 and takes 13h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial is to drive and Eurotunnel. Taking this option will cost £170 - £200 and takes 5h 46m.

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The distance between Exeter and Canadian National Vimy Memorial is 447 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial without a car is to train which takes 8h and costs £140 - £390.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial.
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  • Distance: 446.7 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France?

You can take a train from Exeter to Canadian National Vimy Memorial via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Lille Flandres, Lens, LENS - Gare Routière - Quai 7, and VIMY - Mésanges - Abri in around 8h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
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
€70 - €90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€55 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€95 - €140
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€23 - €29
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €55
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€60 - €75
Standard Premier
€100 - €130
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
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
€9 - €13
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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