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There are 4 ways to get from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Saunton Sands

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Line 21 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Saunton Sands

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station)

Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) by bus

The bus journey time between Bideford and Saunton Sands (Station) is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 4m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, the Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) bus service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Saunton Sands. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 9m
Fastest bus time:
1h 4m
Bus distance:
18 miles
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:55
Last bus departs at:
08:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) bus schedules

Bideford → Saunton Sands (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saunton Sands (Station) is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Saunton Sands (Station) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Saunton Sands. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Bideford and Saunton Sands (Station) is 7 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 10m and costs £3 - £5.

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The bus from Bideford Quay to Saunton Sands takes 1h 10m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bideford Quay station.

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Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Saunton Sands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station).

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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Saunton Sands (Station), England?

Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Bideford Quay to Saunton Sands once daily. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Bideford to Saunton Sands (Station)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Quay Cars
Phone
+44 1237 472 027
Number 6 Taxi
Phone
+44 1237 666 666
Website
number6taxi.co.uk
All Area Taxis
Phone
+44 1237 470 211
A1 Taxis Bideford
Phone
+44 1237 666 060
Website
a1taxisbideford.co.uk

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