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There are 9 ways to get from Bideford to Leeds by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Leeds City Centre, Kirkgate High Court

7 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to St Davids Station
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

Drive

  1. Drive from Bideford to Leeds

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN)
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

Train to Exeter, fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Newcastle (NCL)
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA)

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN)
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL)
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Leeds is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 9h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Bideford to Leeds is to drive which takes 5h 4m and costs £45 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Leeds City Centre, Kirkgate High Court via Barnstaple Bus Station and Cabot Circus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Bideford and Leeds is 224 miles. The road distance is 305.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs £130 - £340.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Bideford to Leeds, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bideford to Leeds is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs £130 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bideford to Leeds bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeds City Centre, Kirkgate High Court station.

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Map of how to get from Bideford to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 223.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Leeds, England?

You can take a train from Bideford to Leeds via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, and Exeter St Davids in around 7h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bideford to Leeds Coach Station via Barnstaple Bus Station and Cabot Circus in around 9h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £320
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £700
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
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 Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£120 - £310
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£120 - £150
Anytime Day 1st Class
£210 - £310
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £80
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Bus operators
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cabot Circus to Leeds City Centre, Kirkgate High Court
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to St Davids Station
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Leeds is 306 miles. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Bideford to Leeds.

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Blue Islands Limited, Aurigny and Aer Lingus offer flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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