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There are 3 ways to get from Bideford to Barnstaple by bus, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace

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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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Bus route information

Average bus time:
29 min
Fastest bus time:
19 min
Bus distance:
9 miles
Buses per week:
528
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:11
Last bus departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bideford to Barnstaple bus schedules

Bideford → Barnstaple
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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 14 min.

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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.

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The distance between Bideford and Barnstaple is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Barnstaple without a car is to bus which takes 29 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Bideford to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bideford Quay station.

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Bideford to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Barnstaple is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Bideford to Barnstaple.

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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Taw & Torridge
Phone
01805603400
Email
enquiries@tawandtorridge.co.uk
Website
tawandtorridge.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Taw & Torridge
MD Coaches
Phone
01363 82200
Website
mdcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
MD Coaches
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Sticklepath Terrace
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Tavistock Country Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Bideford to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£23 - £28
Quay Cars
Phone
+44 1237 472 027
Number 6 Taxi
Phone
+44 1237 666 666
Website
number6taxi.co.uk
All Area Taxis
Phone
+44 1237 470 211
A1 Taxis Bideford
Phone
+44 1237 666 060
Website
a1taxisbideford.co.uk

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