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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3h 35m

  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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Bus  •  5h 21m

  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

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Train South Western Railway  •  4h 34m

  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

Train CrossCountry  •  7h 12m

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

$146 - $231

Drive  •  3h 45m

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

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  4h 15m

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

$88 - $297

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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 3h 45m.

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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 3h 35m.

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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 5h 21m.

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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 7h 12m.

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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 3h 35m and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m 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 3h 35m and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £70 and takes 5h 21m.

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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: 3h 35m

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 3h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5h 21m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
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
45m
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
33m
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
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $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
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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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 3h 45m to drive from Exeter to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 29m and costs £2 - £3.

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