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There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

$115 - $184

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Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter National Express

$80 - $104

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Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Devon 204.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$111 - $268

Train to London City, fly, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Yeoford

$116 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Devon is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Devon is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Devon. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Devon. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Yeoford via Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Devon is 173 miles. The road distance is 204.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Devon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Leicester to Devon, including transfers.

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Leicester to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to Devon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Devon is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £80 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Devon.
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  • Distance: 173 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Devon, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Devon via Birmingham New Street and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Devon via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
National Express

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

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Leicester to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Leicester to Devon train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Devon is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Leicester to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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