There are 10 ways to get from Aberdeen to Barnstaple by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Bristol, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bristol (BRS) ABZ - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$154 - $499

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus UK  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Barnstaple National Express

$65 - $115

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Exeter (EXT) EDI - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$120 - $345

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$147 - $354

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$136 - $366

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$154 - $308

Train to Inverness, fly to Bristol, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Bristol (BRS) INV - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$140 - $418

Train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$250 - $379

Bus  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Barnstaple National Express

$233 - $277

Drive  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Barnstaple 596.2 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Barnstaple is to bus which costs £45 - £90 and takes 17 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Barnstaple is to fly and train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs £110 - £380.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Barnstaple is 686 km. The road distance is 954 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Aberdeen to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Barnstaple via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Barnstaple, England?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids in around 12 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Barnstaple via Heathrow Airport London in around 16 h 41 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Inverness to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Aberdeen to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $200
Anytime Single
$220 - $340
Off-Peak Single
$260 - $390
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK

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