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London to Exeter

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1 suggested route to go from London to Exeter by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from London to Exeter ?

Trip London Exeter

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance157 mi
Direct lineYes

Exeter is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest London to Exeter transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Exeter from London You just have to specify the departure date to Exeter then let Vivanoda search for you. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To travel from London, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of First Great Western, National Express, Blablacar, CrossCountry, South West Trains, FlyBE and MegaBus will carry you to Exeter.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Exeter bus

This coach route is operated without any change between London to Exeter

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between London and Exeter and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Exeter.

  • The London Exeter tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • You are driven to Exeter by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The coaches operating the London Exeter line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 157 mi trip.

Coach companies on the London Exeter trip

The bus service between the city of London and Exeter is operating by multiple coach companies: MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus London ExeterNational Express London Exeter

Bus stops in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Exeter' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express or MegaBus and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Exeter

In Exeter, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Exeter

Train London to Exeter

Is London connected to Exeter with a direct train?

Yes, the London to Exeter route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Exeter train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London Exeter

The railway station bewteen London and Exeter are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

London Exeter railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Exeter: First Great Western and South West Trains.
First Great Western London ExeterSouth West Trains London Exeter

Railway stations from London

  • London Paddington
  • London Waterloo

Railway stations in Exeter

  • Exeter St Davids
  • Exeter Central

Cheap flights from London to Exeter

Cheap flights to Exeter are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • Book your London Exeter flight well in advance to get the best prices. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Prefer flying to Exeter on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from London to Exeter ?

FlyBE is the only airline flying with direct link to Exeter from the airport of London.
FlyBE London Exeter

Departure airport in London

  • LCY London City

Destination airport in Exeter

  • EXT Exeter

Carpool from London to Exeter

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Exeter ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Exeter, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for London-Exeter rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel to Exeter.

When you book a ride between London Exeter, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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