There are 4 ways to get from Axminster to Barnstaple by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

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

$33 - $67

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Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station 30
  2. Take the bus from Taunton to Barnstaple National Express

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Crediton to Barnstaple

$35 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Axminster to Barnstaple 59.9 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Axminster to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Axminster to Barnstaple is to drive which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £9 - £15.

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The distance between Axminster and Barnstaple is 81 km. The road distance is 96 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Axminster to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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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 3 h 34 min.

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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 2 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Axminster, England and Barnstaple, England?

You can take a train from Axminster to Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Axminster to Barnstaple via Taunton, Bus Station and Taunton in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
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 Crediton to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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