There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Devon by train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 18 min

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

$110 - $166

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Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Exeter National Express

$83 - $103

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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 17 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

$95 - $267

Train to London City, fly, train  •  6 h 12 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

$119 - $353

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Leicester to Devon, including transfers.

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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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Exeter City Centre, Paris Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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There are 389+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Devon.
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  • Distance: 173 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Devon via Birmingham New Street, Exeter St Davids, and Exeter, St Davids Station in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Devon via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Paris Street in around 7 h 49 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $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 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter Central to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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