Directions from Bideford to Plymouth

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Recommended option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. 118
  2. 1

$22

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 52 min

$54 - $105

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. 57.8 miles

$12 - $18

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 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bideford to Plymouth via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, and Exeter St Davids in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to Plymouth, Mayflower Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bideford and Plymouth is 72 km. The road distance is 93 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Plymouth is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Bideford to Plymouth is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £9 - £14.

No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Plymouth, Mayflower Street via Tavistock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Bideford to Plymouth, including transfers.