There are 8 ways to get from London Victoria to Exeter by train, bus, rideshare, car, subway or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 48 min

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

$103 - $194

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter National Express / ...

$18 - $50

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Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter Central

$52 - $82

Bus Berrys Coaches  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station Superfast 1

$64 - $65

Rideshare  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Exeter 174.1 miles

$19 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Exeter 173.4 miles

$35 - $55

Tube, fly to Exeter  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$65 - $273

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bristol (BRS) LCY - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$196 - $694

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Exeter. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Victoria to Exeter. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Exeter Central via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Exeter is 157 miles. The road distance is 173.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from London Victoria to Exeter, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Victoria to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Exeter is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 17 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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London Victoria to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Exeter, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Victoria to Exeter hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Exeter every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London City to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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London Victoria to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Exeter is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from London Victoria to Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 661+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London Victoria and Exeter. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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