There are 6 ways to get from London to Exeter St Davids by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 11m

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

£70 - £150

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Bus  •  4h 36m

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

£8 - £35

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Rideshare  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Exeter 174.1 miles

£15 - £26

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids 174.2 miles

£29 - £45

Fly from London City  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

£48 - £208

Fly from London Heathrow  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT

£158 - £375

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The cheapest way to get from London to Exeter St Davids is to bus which costs £8 - £35 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Exeter St Davids is to train which costs £70 - £150 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Exeter Sidwell St. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Exeter St Davids. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between London and Exeter St Davids is 159 miles. The road distance is 174.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Exeter St Davids without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs £70 - £150.

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The train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids takes 2h 11m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Exeter St Davids bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Exeter St Davids train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to Exeter St Davids is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs £70 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £35 and takes 4h 36m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £210 and takes 3h 32m.

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  • Distance: 158.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between London, England and Exeter St Davids, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £130 and the journey takes 2h 11m. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Exeter St Davids every 3 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Megabus UK also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £350
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Aberdeen, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £130
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £150
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £150
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 Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
3h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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London to Exeter St Davids bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter Sidwell St station.

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London to Exeter St Davids train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Exeter St Davids is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from London to Exeter St Davids.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 895+ hotels available in Exeter St Davids. Prices start at £55 per night.

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

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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