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Duration 3h 5m
Distance 96.5 miles
Average price £66
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol Temple Meads and Barnstaple takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Bristol Temple Meads 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.

Train

  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Exeter St Davids
  3. Barnstaple
2h 45m
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£43 - £159

Bristol Temple Meads to Barnstaple train times

Trains run hourly between Bristol Temple Meads and Barnstaple. The earliest departure is at 18:47 in the evening, and the last departure from Bristol Temple Meads is at 23:55 which arrives into Barnstaple at 06:19. All services require a transfer at Exeter St Davids and take an average of 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol Temple Meads to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Bristol Temple Meads and Barnstaple is 69 miles. The road distance is 96.5 miles.

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Bristol Temple Meads to Barnstaple train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol Temple Meads to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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What companies run services between Bristol Temple Meads and Barnstaple?

You can take a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids in around 2h 45m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40

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