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There are 7 ways to get from London to University of Exeter by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 14 min

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

$90 - $170

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$16 - $45

5 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  3 h 36 min

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

$50 - $80

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T2,3  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter National Express

$50 - $67

Rideshare  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Exeter 174.1 miles

$19 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London to University of Exeter 175 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$59 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from London to University of Exeter is to rideshare which costs £15 - £26 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to University of Exeter is to train which costs £70 - £130 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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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 4 h 10 min.

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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 2 h.

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The distance between London and University of Exeter is 158 miles. The road distance is 175 miles.

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The best way to get from London to University of Exeter without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from London to University of Exeter is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £35 and takes 4 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £210 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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  • Distance: 158 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between London, England and University of Exeter, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to University of Exeter hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to University of Exeter 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
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
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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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 University of Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to University of Exeter is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from London to University of Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 647+ hotels available in University of Exeter. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and University of Exeter. 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 £3 - £4.

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