There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Cranbrook

$48 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Exeter National Express

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 4 bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Clyst Honiton, Exeter Skypark 4

$33 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) 104.9 miles

$22 - $35

Towncar  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton to Exeter Airport 104.9 miles

$35 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Exeter Airport (EXT). However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport via Exeter City Centre, Cheeke Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Exeter Airport (EXT) is 89 miles. The road distance is 104.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT), including transfers.

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Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) is to train which takes 3 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT).

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There are 640+ hotels available in Exeter Airport (EXT). Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT).
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  • Distance: 89.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Exeter Airport (EXT), England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) via Salisbury and Cranbrook in around 3 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Exeter Airport (EXT) once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Exeter
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Clyst Honiton, Exeter Skypark
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton to Exeter Airport
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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