There are 7 ways to get from Tonbridge to Exeter by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$119 - $218

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Bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter National Express / ...

$28 - $64

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Train South Western Railway  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$67 - $108

Train, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station Superfast 1

$80 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Tonbridge to Exeter 197 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Exeter  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT

$80 - $295

Train, fly to Bristol  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tonbridge to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bristol (BRS) LCY - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$211 - $716

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tonbridge to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Tonbridge, Castle and arriving at Exeter via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tonbridge to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Tonbridge and arriving at Exeter Central via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Tonbridge and Exeter is 170 miles. The road distance is 197 miles.

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The best way to get from Tonbridge to Exeter without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Tonbridge to Exeter, including transfers.

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Tonbridge to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Tonbridge to Exeter train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Tonbridge station.

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The best way to get from Tonbridge to Exeter is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tonbridge to Exeter bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Map of how to get from Tonbridge to Exeter.
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  • Distance: 169.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Tonbridge to Exeter via London Charing Cross, Charing Cross Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tonbridge to Exeter via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from London City to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Tonbridge to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Tonbridge to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Tonbridge to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Tonbridge to Exeter train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tonbridge to Exeter is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Tonbridge to Exeter.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 661+ hotels available in Exeter. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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