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There are 13 ways to get from Exeter to Venlo by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf

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Train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Blerick

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Train via Rotterdam

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven
  3. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Venlo Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Exeter to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Venlo

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Venlo

Train to Bristol, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  5. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Blerick

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU)
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  5. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Blerick

Exeter to Venlo by train and subway

The journey time between Exeter and Venlo is around 12h 11m and covers a distance of around 897 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 56m. Operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Exeter to Venlo service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Venlo. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 22m
Layover time:
4h 49m
Total time:
12h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 56m
Journey distance:
897 km
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€221
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:12
Last service departs at:
20:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Venlo train and subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Venlo is to train and fly which costs £80 - £340 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Venlo is to train and fly which costs £80 - £340 and takes 7h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Venlo station. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Venlo Station via London and Eindhoven Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Venlo. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Venlo via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Aachen, Hbf and MG Hbf /Europaplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 22m.

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The distance between Exeter and Venlo is 681 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Venlo without a car is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs £180 - £500.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from Exeter to Venlo, including transfers.

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

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Exeter to Venlo train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Venlo.
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  • Distance: 681.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 22m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Venlo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Exeter to Venlo via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Aachen Hbf, Aachen, Hbf, Mönchengladbach, Hbf, and MG Hbf /Europaplatz in around 9h 22m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €450
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €290
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €310
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from Cardiff to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €390
Flights from Cardiff to Dusseldorf via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
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
€70 - €90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €80
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€16 - €20
Anytime Day 1st Class
€27 - €40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €160
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Bahn DE
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Blerick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Blerick
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€120 - €170
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €130
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Exeter to Venlo bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Venlo Station.

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Venlo is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 1:52 PM in Exeter and 2:52 PM in Venlo.

Exeter to Venlo train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Mönchengladbach, Hbf station.

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