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There are 6 ways to get from Exeter to Sandy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Sandy

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14

Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Sandy

Train via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Sandy

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Sandy

Exeter to Sandy by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Exeter and Sandy is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 221 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 19m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and Thameslink, the Exeter to Sandy service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Sandy. Typically 148 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 23m
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
3h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 19m
Journey distance:
221 miles
Services per week:
148
Cheapest price:
£84
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:06
Last service departs at:
20:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Sandy train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Monday, September 27, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Sandy is to bus which costs £17 - £21 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Sandy is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Sandy. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Girtford, Recreation Ground via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Bedford, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Sandy. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Sandy via Paddington and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Exeter and Sandy is 171 miles. The road distance is 209.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Sandy without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 45m and costs £80 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Exeter to Sandy, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Sandy 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 Sandy is to train via London which takes 3h 45m and costs £80 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 8h.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Sandy.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Sandy via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras International LL in around 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Sandy via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Bedford, Bus Station in around 8h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Sandy
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£20 - £25
Train from Farringdon to Sandy
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£20 - £25
Train from Finsbury Park to Sandy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £23
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£19 - £23
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to Sandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Exeter to Sandy train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Sandy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Sandy is 209 miles. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Exeter to Sandy.

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Blue Islands Limited, Aer Lingus, Loganair and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Sandy. 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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