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There are 4 ways to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 10m

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

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Bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

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Bus via Bristol Bond St  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Bristol Bond St Barnstaple Bus Station - Bradford Interchange station / ...

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway 104.2 miles

Bideford to Cribbs Causeway by bus and train

The journey time between Bideford and Cribbs Causeway is around 5h 24m and covers a distance of around 139 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 16m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Bideford to Cribbs Causeway service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 7m
Layover time:
2h 16m
Total time:
5h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 33m
Journey distance:
139 miles
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
£65
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
21:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bideford to Cribbs Causeway bus and train schedules

Bideford → Cribbs Causeway
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cribbs Causeway is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cribbs Causeway is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Cribbs Causeway is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway is to bus which costs £10 - £17 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway station. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Cribbs Causeway, Bus Station via Barnstaple Bus Station and Broadmead, The Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Bideford and Cribbs Causeway is 78 miles. The road distance is 104.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £45 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway, including transfers.

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Bideford to Cribbs Causeway bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Barnstaple Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £45 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus via Bristol Bond St, which costs £13 - £24 and takes 5h 12m.

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Bideford to Cribbs Causeway bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Bristol Bond St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Cribbs Causeway is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway.

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  • Distance: 78.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Cribbs Causeway, England?

You can take a train from Bideford to Cribbs Causeway via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, Bristol Parkway, and Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Stn in around 5h 10m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Bristol Bond St twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £16 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Bus operators
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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