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

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$76 - $148

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Bus First  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Bude, The Strand 85
  2. Take the bus from Bude, The Strand to Truro, Bus Station 95

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus Tavistock Country Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square 118
  2. Take the bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Truro, Fairmantle Street Coach Park 119

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Barnstaple to Truro 85.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Truro is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barnstaple to Truro is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnstaple station to Truro. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple, Bus Station and arriving at Truro, Fairmantle Street Coach Park via Tavistock, Bedford Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnstaple to Truro. However, there are services departing from Barnstaple and arriving at Truro via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Barnstaple and Truro is 72 miles. The road distance is 85.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Truro without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Barnstaple to Truro, including transfers.

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Barnstaple to Truro bus services, operated by Tavistock Country Bus, arrive at Barnstaple, Bus Station.

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Barnstaple to Truro train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Barnstaple station.

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The best way to get from Barnstaple to Truro is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £55 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Barnstaple to Truro.
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  • Distance: 71.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Barnstaple to Truro via Exeter St Davids in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnstaple to Truro via Tavistock, Bedford Square in around 4 h 28 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 Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Truro, Fairmantle Street Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Barnstaple to Truro bus services, operated by Tavistock Country Bus, arrive at Truro, Fairmantle Street Coach Park station.

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Barnstaple to Truro train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Truro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnstaple to Truro is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Barnstaple to Truro.

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