Directions from Barnstaple to Newquay

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$77 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church 85 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bude, The Strand to Summercourt, Bus Depot 460

$33 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, line 21 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bus Station 118
  2. Take the bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to St Austell, White River Cinema 119
  3. Take the line 21 bus from St Austell, White River Cinema to Newquay, Tolcarne Beach 21 / ...

$36 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Barnstaple to Newquay 76.9 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a train from Barnstaple to Newquay via Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnstaple to Newquay via Tavistock, Bus Station and St Austell, White River Cinema in around 5 h 23 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Newquay
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to St Austell, White River Cinema
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Turners
Website
turnerstours.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
turnerstours.co.uk
Travel Cornwall
Phone
01726 861108
Website
travelcornwall.uk.com
Bus from Bude, The Strand to Summercourt, Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
travelcornwall.uk.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barnstaple and Newquay is 103 km. The road distance is 123 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Newquay is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Newquay is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £12 - £18.

No, there is no direct train from Barnstaple to Newquay. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Newquay via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Barnstaple to Newquay. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple, Bus Station and arriving at Newquay, Tolcarne Beach via Tavistock, Bus Station and St Austell, White River Cinema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Barnstaple to Newquay, including transfers.