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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to University of Sussex by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 16m

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

£71 - £126

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Bus  •  7h 47m

  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 Brighton National Express

£13 - £18

5 alternative options

Train via Salisbury  •  5h 33m

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

£67 - £150

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Exeter to University of Sussex 174.9 miles

£27 - £40

Fly to London Gatwick  •  6h 23m

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

£88 - £309

Fly to Southampton, train  •  8h 2m

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

£142 - £461

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 42m

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

£109 - £379

Exeter to University of Sussex by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Exeter and University of Sussex is around 7h 14m and covers a distance of around 232 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 47m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Exeter to University of Sussex service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in University of Sussex. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 14m
Fastest journey time:
4h 47m
Journey distance:
232 miles
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£80
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 University of Sussex train, subway and walk schedules

Exeter → University of Sussex
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to University of Sussex is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 7h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Exeter to University of Sussex is to drive. Taking this option will cost £27 - £40 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to University of Sussex station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Falmer, station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Brighton, Old Steine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to University of Sussex. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Falmer via Paddington station, London Victoria and Brighton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Exeter and University of Sussex is 152 miles. The road distance is 174.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to University of Sussex without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Exeter to University of Sussex, including transfers.

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Exeter to University of Sussex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to University of Sussex 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 University of Sussex is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 7h 47m, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £310 and takes 6h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to University of Sussex.
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  • Distance: 151.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and University of Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Exeter to University of Sussex via London Paddington, Paddington station, Victoria station, London Victoria, Brighton, and Falmer in around 4h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to University of Sussex via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Brighton, Brighton, Old Steine, and Falmer, station in around 7h 47m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£210 - £800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Scilly Isles, Newquay
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £460
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£220 - £800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey, Alderney
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Norwich, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £600
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
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£15 - £21
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £25
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
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 Brighton
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Exeter to University of Sussex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Exeter to University of Sussex train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Brighton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to University of Sussex is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Exeter to University of Sussex.

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

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There are 330+ hotels available in University of Sussex. 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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