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There are 14 ways to get from Exeter to Lascaux by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  5. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Condat Le Lardin Ter

€343 - €665

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 803 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brive-la-Gaillarde

€46 - €72

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Train, bus  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Perigueux Ter
  5. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV 7

€297 - €642

Train, bus via Lagny-sur-Marne  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Angoulême Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF 1
  5. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV 7

€317 - €673

Train, bus via Paris  •  21h 11m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive La Gaillarde

€195 - €332

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 49m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Lascaux

€120 - €210

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 13m

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

€279 - €343

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  11h 50m

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

€123 - €436

Train to Bristol, fly to Bordeaux, train, bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Perigueux
  4. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV

€95 - €418

Train to Bristol, fly to Bergerac, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bergerac (EGC) BRS - EGC
  3. Take the train from Bergerac to Sarlat

€74 - €319

Train to London City, fly to Bergerac, train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bergerac (EGC) LCY - EGC
  3. Take the train from Bergerac to Sarlat

€158 - €445

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Bergerac  •  11h 50m

  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 Bergerac (EGC) SOU - EGC
  4. Take the train from Bergerac to Sarlat

€163 - €556

Train to Bristol, fly to Limoges, train, bus  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Limoges (LIG) BRS - LIG
  3. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Perigueux
  4. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV

€89 - €410

Train, train to Bournemouth, fly to Bergerac  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
  3. Fly from Bournemouth (BOH) to Bergerac (EGC) BOH - EGC
  4. Take the train from Bergerac to Sarlat

€114 - €357

Exeter to Lascaux by train, subway, bus and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Lascaux is around 34h 12m and covers a distance of around 1541 km. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 33m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Exeter to Lascaux service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Lascaux. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 12m
Fastest journey time:
31h 33m
Journey distance:
1541 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€297
Carbon emissions:
84 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 Lascaux train, subway, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Lascaux is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £65 and takes 22h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to Lascaux is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £60 - £280 and takes 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Lascaux. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV via London, Lille, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and P.E. Brive Laroche. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 49m.

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The distance between Exeter and Lascaux is 721 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Lascaux without a car is to train which takes 14h 1m and costs £290 - £600.

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It takes approximately 14h 1m to get from Exeter to Lascaux, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Exeter to Lascaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brive-la-Gaillarde station.

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Lascaux.
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  • Distance: 720.9 km
  • Duration: 14h 1m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Lascaux, France?

You can take a train from Exeter to Lascaux via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Massy Tgv, Bordeaux St Jean, and Condat Le Lardin in around 14h 1m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €120
Flights from Bristol to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Bournemouth to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €75
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
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
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €18
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €30
1st Class
€19 - €23
Train from Massy Tgv to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lille Europe to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Condat Le Lardin
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€21 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€55 - €85
Rail 1st Class
€75 - €110
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Brive La Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Bergerac to Sarlat
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€85 - €120
Anytime Day 1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€45 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
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 Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Bus operators
Car Aquitaine
Phone
0 800 64 40 47
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX - Lascaux IV
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Car Aquitaine
Bus from Angoulême Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Car Aquitaine
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
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 Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€26 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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