There are 3 ways to get from Bideford to Barnstaple by bus, taxi or car
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Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace
Take a taxi from Bideford to Barnstaple
Drive from Bideford to Barnstaple
Bideford to Barnstaple by bus
The bus journey time between Bideford and Barnstaple is around 29 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 19 min. Operated by Stagecoach South West, Taw & Torridge, MD Coaches and others, the Bideford to Barnstaple bus service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace. Typically 528 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Buses departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.
The quickest way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 14 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.
The distance between Bideford and Barnstaple is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.
The best way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple without a car is to bus which takes 29 min and costs £2 - £4.
The bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Bideford to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bideford Quay station.
Bideford to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace station.
Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Barnstaple is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Bideford to Barnstaple.
There are 920+ hotels available in Barnstaple. Prices start at £75 per night.
What companies run services between Bideford, England and Barnstaple, England?
Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 29 min. Three other operators also service this route.
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