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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to Portslade Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Portslade

£70 - £123

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Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Portslade National Express

£13 - £18

5 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portslade

£66 - £147

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Portslade Station 168.3 miles

£25 - £40

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portslade

£106 - £375

Fly to Southampton, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU) EXT - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portslade

£141 - £368

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Portslade

£118 - £376

Exeter to Portslade Station by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Portslade Station is around 6h 24m and covers a distance of around 230 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 7m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Exeter to Portslade Station service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Portslade. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 24m
Fastest journey time:
4h 7m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
£79
Carbon emissions:
19 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 Portslade Station train and subway schedules

Exeter → Portslade Station
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Portslade Station is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Portslade Station is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Portslade Station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Portslade via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Portslade Station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Portslade via Paddington station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Exeter and Portslade Station is 146 miles. The road distance is 168.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Portslade Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Exeter to Portslade Station, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Portslade Station 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 Portslade Station is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Portslade Station.
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  • Distance: 146.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Portslade Station, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to Portslade Station via London Paddington, Paddington station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Portslade Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Portslade in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £230
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£140 - £250
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £240
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £230
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £230
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£140 - £250
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £190
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,000
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Alderney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£150 - £320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £460
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 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Portslade
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£15 - £22
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Southampton Central to Portslade
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £24
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portslade
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£16 - £22
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
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Portslade
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Portslade Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Portslade station.

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Exeter to Portslade Station train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Portslade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Portslade Station is 168 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Exeter to Portslade Station.

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Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 320+ hotels available in Portslade Station. 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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