There are 11 ways to get from Exeter to France by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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.

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Train via Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$172 - $414

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Bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$50 - $75

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$133 - $326

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

$81 - $178

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$258 - $301

Fly Exeter to Paris CDG  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Paris CDG (CDG) EXT - CDG

$91 - $296

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$125 - $337

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS

$95 - $287

Train to Cardiff, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG

$139 - $381

Train to Bristol, fly to Nice  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Nice (NCE) BRS - NCE

$147 - $429

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$103 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to France is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to France is to fly which costs £65 - £230 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to France. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 39 min.

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The distance between Exeter and France is 379 miles.

The best way to get from Exeter to France without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs £130 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Exeter to France, including transfers.

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Exeter to France bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to France is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs £130 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 13 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £230 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Exeter to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to France.
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  • Distance: 379 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Exeter, England and France?

You can take a train from Exeter to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 13 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Eurostar
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
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 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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France is 1 h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 1:56 AM in Exeter and 2:56 AM in France.

Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 26 min and costs £3.

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