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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Civic Centre by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 28m

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

£58 - £82

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Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane N15

£12 - £14

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Train, line 5 bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Canning Town to Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane 5 / ...

£80 - £151

Bus via Tiverton, Bus Station  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Civic Centre 193.3 miles

£29 - £45

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 41m

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

£111 - £382

Fly to London Heathrow, subway  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Dagenham East station

£105 - £304

Exeter to Civic Centre by train, walk, subway and bus

The journey time between Exeter and Civic Centre is around 3h 48m and covers a distance of around 191 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Exeter to Civic Centre service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Civic Centre. Typically 192 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 48m
Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Services per week:
192
Cheapest price:
£58
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 Civic Centre train, walk, subway and bus schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Exeter → Civic Centre
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Civic Centre is to bus which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Civic Centre is to train which costs £55 - £85 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Civic Centre. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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It is 171 miles from Exeter to Civic Centre. It is approximately 193.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Civic Centre without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Exeter to Civic Centre, including transfers.

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Exeter to Civic Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Civic Centre is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6h 42m.

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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 Civic Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Civic Centre.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Civic Centre, 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, you can take a bus from Exeter to Civic Centre via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Charing Cross, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane in around 6h 42m.

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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Dagenham East station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Beacontree Heath, CU London University Wood Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Civic Centre is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Exeter to Civic Centre.

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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 2872+ hotels available in Civic Centre. 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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