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There are 3 ways to get from Bideford to South Molton by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 657 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station 315 / ...
  2. Take the line 657 bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to South Molton, King Street 657

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Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bideford to South Molton 20.3 miles

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Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bideford to South Molton 20.3 miles
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The cost-effective way to get from Bideford to South Molton is to drive, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to South Molton is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to South Molton. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at South Molton, King Street via Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Bideford and South Molton is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to South Molton without a car is to bus and line 657 bus which takes 2h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Bideford to South Molton, including transfers.

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Bideford to South Molton bus services, operated by Go Devon Bus, depart from Bideford Quay station.

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Bideford to South Molton bus services, operated by Taw & Torridge, arrive at South Molton, King Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to South Molton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Bideford to South Molton.

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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and South Molton, England?

You can take a bus from Bideford to South Molton via Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 2h 41m.

Bus operators
Go Devon Bus
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Taw & Torridge
Phone
01805603400
Email
enquiries@tawandtorridge.co.uk
Website
tawandtorridge.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Taw & Torridge
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to South Molton, King Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Taw & Torridge
MD Coaches
Phone
01363 82200
Website
mdcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Bideford Quay to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
MD Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Bideford to South Molton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
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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