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There are 5 ways to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

3 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Berkhamsted

Drive

  1. Drive from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Barnstaple to Berkhamsted by train and subway

The journey time between Barnstaple and Berkhamsted is around 5h 29m and covers a distance of around 239 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 44m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), London Midland and others. Typically 88 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 21m
Layover time:
1h 7m
Total time:
5h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 44m
Journey distance:
239 miles
Services per week:
88
Cheapest price:
£84
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:06
Last service departs at:
22:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barnstaple to Berkhamsted train and subway schedules

Departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted is to bus, which costs £20 - £35 and takes 9h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Berkhamsted via Exeter St Davids, Paddington station and Harrow & Wealdstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Barnstaple and Berkhamsted is 159 miles. The road distance is 207.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs £80 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted, including transfers.

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Barnstaple to Berkhamsted train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Barnstaple station.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs £80 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £35 and takes 9h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Barnstaple to Berkhamsted train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Map of how to get from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted.
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  • Distance: 158.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

You can take a train from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted via Exeter St Davids, London Paddington, Paddington station, Harrow & Wealdstone station, and Harrow & Wealdstone in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Hemel Hempstead, Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead station, and Hemel Hempstead in around 9h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Berkhamsted
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £13
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South West
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnstaple to Berkhamsted is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Barnstaple to Berkhamsted.

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Blue Islands Limited, Aer Lingus, Loganair and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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