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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Cranfield University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14

Train via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Milton Keynes Central

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Cranfield University

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

Exeter to Cranfield University by train, subway, bus and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Cranfield University is around 4h 21m and covers a distance of around 238 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 34 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), London Midland and others, the Exeter to Cranfield University service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Cranfield University. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 46m
Layover time:
34 min
Total time:
4h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 53m
Journey distance:
238 miles
Services per week:
103
Cheapest price:
£86
Carbon emissions:
21 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 Cranfield University train, subway, bus and walk schedules

Departing Saturday, September 18, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Cranfield University is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Cranfield University is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Cranfield University. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Wharley End, Cranfield University main gate via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Exeter and Cranfield University is 157 miles. The road distance is 194.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cranfield University without a car is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs £85 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Exeter to Cranfield University, including transfers.

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Exeter to Cranfield University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Cranfield University is to train which takes 4h 22m and costs £85 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 7h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Cranfield University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Cranfield University.
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  • Distance: 156.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Cranfield University, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Cranfield University via London Paddington, Paddington, Euston Square station, London Euston, Milton Keynes Central, Central station, and Wharley End, Cranfield University main gate in around 4h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Cranfield University via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Wharley End, Cranfield University main gate in around 7h 18m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
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
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £22
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Cranfield University is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Exeter to Cranfield University.

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Blue Islands Limited and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Cranfield University. 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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