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Duration 2h 46m
Distance 59.8 miles
Average price £39
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Axminster and Barnstaple takes 2h 46m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. There is a train service every few hours 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
  2. Exeter St Davids
  3. Barnstaple
2h 28m
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£27 - £44

Axminster to Barnstaple train times

Trains run hourly between Axminster and Barnstaple. The earliest departure is at 05:52 in the morning, and the last departure from Axminster is at 23:05 which arrives into Barnstaple at 06:19. All services require a transfer at Exeter St Davids and take an average of 2h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Axminster to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Axminster and arriving at Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Axminster and Barnstaple is 51 miles. The road distance is 59.8 miles.

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Axminster to Barnstaple train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Axminster station.

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Axminster to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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