There are 5 ways to get from Haywards Heath to Exeter by train, bus, car or plane

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Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Haywards Heath to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter Central

$71 - $111

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Train Great Western Railway  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids

$116 - $222

Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter National Express

$75 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Haywards Heath to Exeter 177.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Haywards Heath to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$82 - $305

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No, there is no direct train from Haywards Heath to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Haywards Heath and arriving at Exeter Central via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Haywards Heath and Exeter is 151 miles. The road distance is 177.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Haywards Heath to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Haywards Heath to Exeter, including transfers.

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Haywards Heath to Exeter train services, operated by Southern, depart from Haywards Heath station.

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The best way to get from Haywards Heath to Exeter is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Haywards Heath to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Haywards Heath to Exeter is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Haywards Heath to Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from Haywards Heath to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 151.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Haywards Heath, England and Exeter, England?

You can take a train from Haywards Heath to Exeter via Clapham Junction in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Haywards Heath to Exeter via Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Bus Station, Heathrow Central Bus Station, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Haywards Heath to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Haywards Heath to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Haywards Heath to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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