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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Exeter by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

£162 - £375

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Bus  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter Sidwell St National Express

£22 - £28

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Bus, train  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter Central

£112 - £194

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Exeter

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Exeter

£192 - £224

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

£70 - £474

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

£109 - £297

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids

£97 - £382

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids

£138 - £557

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, bus, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

£116 - £298

Fly Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) to London City (LCY) LBG - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

£476 - £2,287

Fly Paris CDG to Exeter  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Exeter (EXT) CDG - EXT

£47 - £170

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Exeter is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Exeter is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Exeter is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Exeter is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 14h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Exeter is to train. Taking this option will cost 180€ - 440€ and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Exeter Sidwell St via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Exeter St Davids via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Paris and Exeter is 294 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs 180€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Paris to Exeter, including transfers.

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Paris to Exeter bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Exeter train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Exeter is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs 180€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 14h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 8h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 293.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Exeter, England?

You can take a train from Paris to Exeter via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Exeter via London - Victoria Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 14h 55m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £240
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Zurich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via London Heathrow, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £650
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Frankfurt, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £400
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £270
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Bristol, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£200 - £750
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via London Gatwick, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£210 - £800
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Frankfurt, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £430
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Zurich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £260
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Frankfurt, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £400
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via London Gatwick, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£210 - £800
Flights from Paris CDG to Exeter via Frankfurt, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £90
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £250
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £2,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
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 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Green Line
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Exeter is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 2:20 AM in Paris and 1:20 AM in Exeter.

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

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easyJet offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 299+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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