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Train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Namur / Namen Ic / ...

€185 - €458

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Namur

€31 - €41

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Train, bus  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Namur / Namen Ic / ...

€113 - €206

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dinant

€224 - €258

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Dinant

€94 - €138

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Dinant

€79 - €292

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Dinant

€131 - €648

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Dinant

€143 - €746

Train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Namur / Namen

€143 - €779

Fly Exeter to Charleroi  •  22h 21m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Charleroi (CRL) EXT - CRL

€39 - €188

Exeter to Dinant by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Dinant is around 8h 56m and covers a distance of around 745 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 21m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Exeter to Dinant service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Dinant. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 56m
Fastest journey time:
7h 21m
Journey distance:
745 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€185
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:58
Last service departs at:
20:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Dinant train and subway schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dinant is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dinant is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dinant is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dinant is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £26 - £40 and takes 15h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Dinant is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £190 - £230 and takes 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Dinant. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Dinant via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Namur / Namen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Exeter and Dinant is 599 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Dinant without a car is to train which takes 7h 55m and costs £150 - £400.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Exeter to Dinant, including transfers.

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Exeter to Dinant 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 Dinant is to train which takes 7h 55m and costs £150 - £400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £30 - £170 and takes 22h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Dinant is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 5:33 PM in Exeter and 6:33 PM in Dinant.

Map of how to get from Exeter to Dinant.
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  • Distance: 599 km
  • Duration: 7h 55m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Dinant, Belgium?

You can take a train from Exeter to Dinant via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Namur / Namen in around 7h 55m. Alternatively, Ryanair, Blue Islands Limited and TUI fly Belgium fly from Exeter to Dinant 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €460
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Flights from Exeter to Charleroi via Alicante
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Exeter to Charleroi via Malaga
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Exeter to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €95
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Exeter to Charleroi via Alicante
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
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 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €75
Eurostar
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Namur / Namen
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €17
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Dinant
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €21
1st Class
€26 - €29
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€90 - €110
Anytime Day 1st Class
€170 - €250
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
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 Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Namur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Exeter to Dinant train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Namur / Namen station.

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Aer Lingus, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Dinant. 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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