There are 2 ways to get from Bideford to Plymouth by bus or car
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Bideford to Plymouth by bus
The bus journey time between Bideford and Plymouth is around 2h 18m and covers a distance of around 61 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 18m. Operated by Tavistock Country Bus and Stagecoach South West, the Bideford to Plymouth bus service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Plymouth, James Street. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Plymouth is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 22m.
The quickest way to get from Bideford to Plymouth is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 22m.
No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Plymouth, James Street via Tavistock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.
The distance between Bideford and Plymouth is 45 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.
The best way to get from Bideford to Plymouth without a car is to bus and line 1 bus which takes 2h 19m and costs .
It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Bideford to Plymouth, including transfers.
Bideford to Plymouth bus services, operated by Tavistock Country Bus, depart from Bideford Quay station.
Bideford to Plymouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Plymouth, James Street station.
Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Plymouth is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Bideford to Plymouth.
There are 356+ hotels available in Plymouth. Prices start at £75 per night.
What companies run services between Bideford, England and Plymouth, England?
You can take a bus from Bideford to Plymouth via Tavistock, Bus Station in around 2h 19m.
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