There are 6 ways to get from Slough to Exeter by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids

$85 - $168

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 7
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Exeter National Express

$56 - $73

4 alternative options

Line 8 bus, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8
  2. Take the train from Woking to Exeter Central

$56 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Exeter 157.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from London Heathrow  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT

$201 - $451

Train, Tube to London City, fly  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$77 - $294

What companies run services between Slough, England and Exeter, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Slough to Exeter every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Slough to Exeter via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 9 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Aberdeen, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Slough to Exeter?

The distance between Slough and Exeter is 223 km. The road distance is 252 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Slough to Exeter?

The cheapest way to get from Slough to Exeter is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Slough to Exeter?

The quickest way to get from Slough to Exeter is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £60 - £120.

Is there a direct train between Slough and Exeter?

No, there is no direct train from Slough to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Slough and Exeter?

No, there is no direct bus from Slough to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) and arriving at Exeter via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Slough to Exeter?

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Slough to Exeter, including transfers.