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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$118 - $199

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Bus National Express  •  5h 45m

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

$59 - $83

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Train South Western Railway  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$78 - $108

Bus Berrys Coaches  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station Superfast 1

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter 219.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$87 - $296

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Exeter via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Exeter is 183 miles. The road distance is 219.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £90 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £90 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 5h 45m.

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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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Exeter, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5h 45m.

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
$60 - $440
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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