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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter to Normandy by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Ash

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Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2

2 alternative options

Train via Basingstoke  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Basingstoke

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Normandy 145.8 miles
Exeter → Normandy
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The cost-effective way to get from Exeter to Normandy is to bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Normandy is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Normandy, Glaziers Lane via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Exeter and Normandy is 130 miles. The road distance is 145.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs £60 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Exeter to Normandy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Exeter to Normandy is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs £60 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5h 36m.

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Exeter to Normandy bus services, operated by First, arrive at Guildford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Normandy is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Exeter to Normandy.

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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Normandy, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Normandy via Reading, Ash, and Ash station in around 3h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Normandy via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Central Bus Station, Guildford station, and Friary Bus Station in around 5h 36m.

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 Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Reading to Ash
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
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

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