There are 3 ways to get from Bideford to Ilfracombe by bus, taxi or car
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Bideford to Ilfracombe by bus
The bus journey time between Bideford and Ilfracombe is around 1h 21m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 8m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, the Bideford to Ilfracombe bus service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park. Typically 255 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Buses departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Bideford to Ilfracombe is to drive, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 34 min.
The quickest way to get from Bideford to Ilfracombe is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 34 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.
The distance between Bideford and Ilfracombe is 14 miles. The road distance is 21.6 miles.
The best way to get from Bideford to Ilfracombe without a car is to line 21 bus which takes 1h 27m and costs £3 - £5.
The line 21 bus from Bideford Quay to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park takes 1h 27m including transfers and departs hourly.
Bideford to Ilfracombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bideford Quay station.
Bideford to Ilfracombe bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park station.
Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Ilfracombe is 22 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Bideford to Ilfracombe.
There are 296+ hotels available in Ilfracombe. Prices start at £75 per night.
What companies run services between Bideford, England and Ilfracombe, England?
Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Bideford Quay to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 27m.
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