From Ilfracombe, Garage line 301 bus to Barnstaple, Bus Station, bus to Barnstaple, train to Exeter St. Davids, then train to Dawlish. 3hrs 02min £20. From Ilfracombe, Methodist Church line 502 bus to Tiverton, Bus Station, bus to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, then line 2 bus to Dawlish, The Green. 3hrs 25min £17. From Ilfracombe drive to Dawlish. 1hrs 33min £16.