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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Paddington  •  2h 37m

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

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Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Victoria Coach Station Penryn Falmouth University - Glasgow / ...

5 alternative options

Train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo

Bus via Sandy Gate, Bishops Court  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidmouth Road to London Victoria Coach Station Plymouth Armada Bus Station - London Victoria Coach Station

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral 172.3 miles

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 22m

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

Fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 34m

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

Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Exeter and St Paul's Cathedral is around 2h 41m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by First Great Western Service and London Underground (Tube), the Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in St Paul's Cathedral. Typically 190 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 36m
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
2h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 19m
Journey distance:
178 miles
Services per week:
190
Cheapest price:
£64
Carbon emissions:
14 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 St Paul's Cathedral train, walk and subway schedules

Departing Friday, October 22, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral is to bus which costs £10 - £22 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral is to train via London Paddington which costs £60 - £80 and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell Street and arriving at City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral station. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at St. Paul's station via Lancaster Gate station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Exeter and St Paul's Cathedral is 159 miles. The road distance is 172.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral without a car is to train via London Paddington which takes 2h 37m and costs £60 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral, including transfers.

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Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Exeter Sidwell Street station.

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Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral 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 St Paul's Cathedral is to train via London Paddington which takes 2h 37m and costs £60 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £22 and takes 5h 4m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £350 and takes 5h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 159.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and St Paul's Cathedral, 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, Megabus UK operates a bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Victoria Coach Station twice daily. Tickets cost £12 - £20 and the journey takes 4h 20m. National Express also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
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
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £16
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Exeter Sidmouth Road to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Exeter to St Paul's Cathedral.

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

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There are 3730+ hotels available in St Paul's Cathedral. 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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