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There are 3 ways to get from Barnstaple to Brixham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$38 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus, line 55 bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Tiverton 155
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Portland House 55 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Exeter to Paignton

$19 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Barnstaple to Brixham 79.9 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Brixham is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Brixham is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnstaple to Brixham. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Brixham, Town Square via Tiverton, Bus Station, Exeter and Paignton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Barnstaple and Brixham is 53 miles. The road distance is 79.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Brixham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs £29 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Barnstaple to Brixham, including transfers.

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Barnstaple to Brixham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnstaple station.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Brixham is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs £29 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus and line 55 bus, which costs £14 - £24 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Barnstaple to Brixham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Paignton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnstaple to Brixham is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Barnstaple to Brixham.

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  • Distance: 53.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Barnstaple to Brixham via Exeter St Davids, Paignton, and Paignton, Bus Station in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnstaple to Brixham via Tiverton, Bus Station, Exeter City Centre, Portland House, Exeter, Paignton, and Paignton, Bus Station in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Paignton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Bus operators
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 Tiverton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Paignton
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Portland House
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach South West

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