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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) 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 Charing Cross to Hayes (Kent)

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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 Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station

5 alternative options

Train via East Croydon

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Hayes (Kent)

Fly to London Gatwick

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW)

Fly to London Heathrow

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Fly to Southampton, train

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU)
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

Exeter to Hayes (Kent) by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Hayes (Kent) is around 3h 43m and covers a distance of around 191 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and South Eastern Trains Service, the Exeter to Hayes (Kent) service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Hayes (Kent). Typically 157 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 16m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
3h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Journey distance:
191 miles
Services per week:
157
Cheapest price:
£71
Carbon emissions:
16 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 Hayes (Kent) train and subway schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Exeter → Hayes (Kent)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) is to bus which costs £12 - £14 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Hayes (Kent). However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Hayes via Heathrow Central Bus Station and East Croydon Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Hayes (Kent). However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Hayes (Kent) via Paddington station and London Charing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Exeter and Hayes (Kent) is 161 miles. The road distance is 187.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £70 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent), including transfers.

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Exeter to Hayes (Kent) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to Hayes (Kent) 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 Hayes (Kent) is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs £70 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 5h 46m, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £230 and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Hayes (Kent).
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  • Distance: 161.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Hayes (Kent), England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) via London Paddington, Paddington station, Charing Cross station, and London Charing Cross in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Hayes (Kent) via Heathrow Central Bus Station and East Croydon Rail Station in around 5h 46m.

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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £390
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
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
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
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
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Alderney
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £900
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £150
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £150
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
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
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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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 Hayes (Kent) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at East Croydon Rail Station.

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Exeter to Hayes (Kent) train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Hayes (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Hayes (Kent) is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Exeter to Hayes (Kent).

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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 3598+ hotels available in Hayes (Kent). 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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