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There are 6 ways to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Gillingham (Dorset)

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Train via Shaftesbury, The Town Hall  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Gillingham (Dorset)

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Bus, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to St Davids Station 5B
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeovil Junction
  3. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place X10

Train, bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeovil Junction
  3. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place X10

Bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
  2. Take the bus from Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway to Yeovil, Bus Station 54
  3. Take the bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place X10

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Bideford to Blandford Forum 109.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Blandford Forum. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Blandford, Market Place via Barnstaple Bus Station, Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway and Yeovil, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Bideford and Blandford Forum is 90 miles. The road distance is 109.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum, including transfers.

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Bideford to Blandford Forum bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Barnstaple Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Blandford Forum is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 43m.

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Bideford to Blandford Forum bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Blandford, Market Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Blandford Forum is 109 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Bideford to Blandford Forum.

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  • Distance: 90.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Blandford Forum, England?

You can take a train from Bideford to Blandford Forum via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, and Gillingham (Dorset) in around 4h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bideford to Blandford Forum via Barnstaple Bus Station, Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway, and Yeovil, Bus Station in around 7h 43m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Yeovil Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to St Davids Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South West
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Bus from Taunton, Ilminster Road Busway to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Taunton Blackbrook Park Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK

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