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Transport Links

Devon is well connected by a wide range of transport services.


Our road network provides ready access across the county and beyond, with longer journeys made easier by the main arterial roads including the M5, A30 and A38 Devon Expressway. Average journey times from Exeter to London Heathrow or Birmingham are under 3 hours.

Rail Links

Fast and frequent service to Bristol (1 hour), London (2 hours to Paddington) and Birmingham (well under 3 hours to Birmingham New Street). All departures from Exeter’s main line station.


Exeter International Airport: With easy access via our road networks and a short cab ride from Exeter’s main line station. Services to over 27 destinations throughout the UK, Ireland and the Rest of Europe.


The port of Plymouth offers the shortest route to western France and the Iberian peninsular, via Spain, with regular services through Brittany Ferries. With Plymouth also offering roll on-roll off operations for goods and Teignmouth providing shipment of ball clay, animal feed and dry bulk, Devon is well served.

Supported by Devon County Council