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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Bus, line 278 bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the line 278 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to West Ruislip

Train via Clapham Junction

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip

Fly to London Heathrow

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Fly to London Gatwick

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW)

Exeter to RAF West Ruislip by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Exeter and RAF West Ruislip is around 3h 6m and covers a distance of around 187 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 39m. Operated by First Great Western Service and London Underground (Tube), the Exeter to RAF West Ruislip service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in RAF West Ruislip. Typically 189 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 58m
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
3h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 39m
Journey distance:
187 miles
Services per week:
189
Cheapest price:
£65
Carbon emissions:
15 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 RAF West Ruislip train, walk and subway schedules

Departing Friday, October 29, 2021

Exeter → RAF West Ruislip
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in RAF West Ruislip is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in RAF West Ruislip is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in RAF West Ruislip is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip is to bus and line 278 bus which costs £10 - £22 and takes 4h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip is to train. Taking this option will cost £65 - £80 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at West Ruislip via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at West Ruislip station via Lancaster Gate station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Exeter and RAF West Ruislip is 147 miles. The road distance is 167.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs £65 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip, including transfers.

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Exeter to RAF West Ruislip bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to RAF West Ruislip 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 RAF West Ruislip is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs £65 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus and line 278 bus, which costs £10 - £22 and takes 4h 28m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £310 and takes 5h 34m.

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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and RAF West Ruislip, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £75 and the journey takes 2h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip via Heathrow Central Bus Station and West Ruislip in around 4h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £260
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
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to West Ruislip
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to RAF West Ruislip bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Ruislip station.

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Exeter to RAF West Ruislip train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to RAF West Ruislip is 167 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Exeter to RAF West Ruislip.

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Loganair, Aer Lingus, Blue Islands Limited and British Airways offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 3160+ hotels available in RAF West Ruislip. 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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