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London Paddington to Exeter St David's by train

It takes an average of 2h 43m to travel from London Paddington to Exeter St David's by train, over a distance of around 156 miles (251 km). There are normally 40 trains per day travelling from London Paddington to Exeter St David's and tickets for this journey start from £21.70 when you book in advance.

First train

05:00

Last train

23:50

Departure station

London Paddington

Arrival station

Exeter St David's

Journey time

From 1h 59m

Distance

156 miles (251 km)

Frequency

40 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £21.70

Train operators

Great Western Railway

Travelling from London Paddington to Exeter St David's by train

Looking to travel from London Paddington to Exeter St David's by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 2 hours 43 minutes to travel from London Paddington to Exeter St David's by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 59 minutes though. You'll usually find 40 trains per day running along the 156 miles (251 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Exeter St David's. Great Western Railway are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Exeter St David's in no time.

To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from London Paddington to Exeter St David's in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £21.70.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, scroll up for timetables including live train times, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Paddington to Exeter St David's? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's take?

The average journey time by train between London Paddington and Exeter St David's is 2 hours and 43 minutes, with around 40 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Paddington and Exeter St David's by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's is 1 hour and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's cost?

Train ticket prices from London Paddington to Exeter St David's can start from as little as £21.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Paddington to Exeter St David's without having to change trains. There are 40 direct trains from London Paddington to Exeter St David's each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's leave?

The first train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's leave?

The last train from London Paddington to Exeter St David's leaves at 23:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Paddington and Exeter St David's by train?

Trains travelling from London Paddington to Exeter St David's cover a distance of around 156 miles (251 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Exeter St David's to London Paddington.

Cheap train tickets from London Paddington to Exeter St David's

Train tickets from London Paddington to Exeter St David's start at £21.70 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London Paddington to Exeter St David's is right for you.

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† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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