There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Chichester by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Chichester

$58 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Chichester National Express

$16 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Chichester 140.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Chichester

$105 - $337

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Chichester via Salisbury and Southampton Central in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter to Chichester once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Chichester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Chichester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Chichester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Exeter and Chichester is 194 km. The road distance is 225 km.

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Chichester is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 6 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Chichester is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Chichester. However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Chichester via Salisbury and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter and arriving at Chichester. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Exeter to Chichester, including transfers.