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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$121 - $196

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Fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Stansted (STN) EXT - STN

$45 - $300

5 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$81 - $108

Bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$72 - $85

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport

$159 - $249

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) 218.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to London City, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport

$89 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Stansted Airport London via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Stansted Airport via Cheltenham Spa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Exeter and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 183 miles. The road distance is 218.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £70 and takes 5 h 26 min, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £230 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Exeter, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

You can take a train from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Paddington, Lancaster Gate station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5 h 26 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Glasgow, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Newcastle, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Exeter to London Stansted via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Stansted Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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