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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Greenwich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Paddington  •  3h 6m

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

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Bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo

Bus via Tiverton, Bus Station  •  6h 41m

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

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Greenwich 176.7 miles

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 31m

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

Fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Greenwich is to bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Greenwich is to train via London Paddington which costs £65 - £90 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Greenwich station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Greenwich Station via Victoria Street Victoria and Peckham Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Greenwich via Paddington station and London Cannon Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Exeter and Greenwich is 162 miles. The road distance is 176.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Greenwich without a car is to train via London Paddington which takes 3h 6m and costs £65 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Exeter to Greenwich, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Greenwich 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 Greenwich is to train via London Paddington which takes 3h 6m and costs £65 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 5h 31m, you could also fly, which costs £90 - £360 and takes 5h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 162.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Greenwich, Greater London, 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 14m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
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 - £460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £260
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 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 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Berrys Coaches

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Greenwich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Exeter to Greenwich train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Greenwich is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Exeter to Greenwich.

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Loganair, Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited and easyJet offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 3764+ hotels available in Greenwich. 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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