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There are 5 ways to get from London to Sidmouth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Sidmouth, Triangle 9A / ...

$98 - $176

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Bus  •  5 h 22 min

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

$21 - $51

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Honiton

$51 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London to Sidmouth 167.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Sidmouth, Triangle

$66 - $276

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Sidmouth is to bus which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Sidmouth is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Sidmouth. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Sidmouth, Triangle via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between London and Sidmouth is 147 miles. The road distance is 167.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Sidmouth without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from London to Sidmouth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Sidmouth is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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

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London to Sidmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Map of how to get from London to Sidmouth.
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  • Distance: 147.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between London, England and Sidmouth, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Sidmouth hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Sidmouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Sidmouth, Triangle
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach South West
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Sidmouth is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from London to Sidmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Sidmouth. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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