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Journey Details

Best price £ 27.57
Journey duration 5 h 51 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 11:10
Last departure 22:15
Distance 148.5 mi

Your journey from Gatwick to Exeter with Virail

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How much do bus tickets from Gatwick to Exeter cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Gatwick to Exeter will cost you £ 40.60. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 23.46. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Stations of departure

Gatwick London Airport (LGW) North Terminal
LGW Airport - South
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal

Destination stations

Sowton Park And Ride
Exeter (Honiton Rd)
Exeter Sidwell Stop

CO2 emissions for this route

Flight
68.4kg
Train
3.36kg
Bus
16.32kg
Car
11.76kg
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 10 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Exeter Sidwell Stop
16:00 - 22:10
£ 30.98
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 20 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Exeter Sidwell Stop
18:15 - 23:35
£ 35.25
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 6 h 10 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Exeter Sidwell Stop
12:45 - 18:55
£ 41.66
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 50 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Exeter Sidwell Stop
22:15 - 04:05
£ 41.66
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 5 h 45 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Exeter Sidwell Stop
11:10 - 16:55
£ 42.74

How long will it take me to travel from Gatwick to Exeter by bus?

The journey between Gatwick and Exeter by bus usually takes 6 h 9 min to cover a distance of 149.1 mi. The shortest journey from Gatwick to Exeter will take you 4 h 55 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Exeter quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Gatwick to Exeter leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Gatwick to Exeter leaving at 05:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 22:15.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many journeys from Gatwick to Exeter take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Gatwick to Exeter can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 6 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Megabus. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 21 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Gatwick to Exeter. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Gatwick to Exeter varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 6 journeys with one change or more.

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