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

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Totnes London Paddington - Plymouth / ...

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Bus  •  5h 45m

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

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Train via Exeter  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids London Waterloo - Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Totnes London Paddington - Plymouth / ...

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Totnes 196.4 miles

Train, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Exeter (EXT) LGW - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Totnes

London to Totnes by train

113 Weekly Trains
2h 42m Average Duration
£70 Cheapest Price
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London → Totnes
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The cheapest way to get from London to Totnes is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Totnes is to train which costs £70 - £90 and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Totnes. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Totnes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 42m.

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It is 173 miles from London to Totnes. It is approximately 196.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London to Totnes without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £70 - £90.

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The train from London Paddington to Totnes takes 2h 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Totnes bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Totnes train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London to Totnes is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £70 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from London to Totnes.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Totnes hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £90 and the journey takes 2h 42m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Totnes 3 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £13 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £550
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Guernsey, Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£240 - £550
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £280
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Totnes
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Totnes
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
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 Totnes
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from London Gatwick Airport to Exeter Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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

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London to Totnes train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Totnes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Totnes is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from London to Totnes.

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Loganair, Ryanair, Blue Islands Limited and two other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Exeter Airport.

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