Duration 3h 34m
Distance 60 miles
Average price £6
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Axminster and Barnstaple takes 3h 34m and the fastest bus takes 2h 52m. The bus service runs several times per day from Axminster to Barnstaple. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Axminster, Trinity Square
  2. Taunton
  3. Barnstaple
3h 33m
£5 - £7

Axminster to Barnstaple bus times

Buses run three times a day between Axminster and Barnstaple. The earliest departure is at 12:12 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Axminster is at 18:42 which arrives into Barnstaple at 22:20. All services require a transfer at Taunton, Bus Station and take an average of 3h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Axminster to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Axminster, Trinity Square and arriving at Barnstaple via Taunton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Axminster and Barnstaple is 51 miles. The road distance is 60 miles.

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Axminster to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, depart from Axminster, Trinity Square station.

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Axminster to Barnstaple bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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