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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Canning Town by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Paddington  •  2h 46m

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

£56 - £80

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£12 - £14

4 alternative options

Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo

£78 - £149

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Canning Town 178 miles

£27 - £40

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 45m

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

£108 - £379

Fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 13m

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

£102 - £302

Exeter to Canning Town by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Canning Town is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 184 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 38m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern and London Underground (Tube), the Exeter to Canning Town service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Canning Town station. Typically 192 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 2m
Fastest journey time:
2h 38m
Services per week:
192
Cheapest price:
£56
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:06
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Canning Town train and subway schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Exeter → Canning Town
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canning Town is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Canning Town is to bus which costs £12 - £15 and takes 5h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Canning Town is to train via London Paddington. Taking this option will cost £55 - £80 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Canning Town. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Canning Town via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Canning Town station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Canning Town station via Paddington station and Baker Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Exeter and Canning Town is 164 miles. The road distance is 178 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Canning Town without a car is to train via London Paddington which takes 2h 46m and costs £55 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Exeter to Canning Town, including transfers.

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Exeter to Canning Town bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to Canning Town 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 Canning Town is to train via London Paddington which takes 2h 46m and costs £55 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 5h 50m, you could also fly, which costs £100 - £310 and takes 5h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Canning Town.
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  • Distance: 164.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Canning Town, 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 16m. Great Northern also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £190
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 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,000
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £460
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
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 16m
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
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

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Canning Town bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Canning Town is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Exeter to Canning Town.

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Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 3771+ hotels available in Canning Town. 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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