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There are 4 ways to get from Bideford to Totnes by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to St Davids Station 5B
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Totnes

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 5B
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel 7

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Train  •  3h 3m

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

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Bideford to Totnes 61.1 miles

Bideford to Totnes by bus and train

The journey time between Bideford and Totnes is around 2h 47m and covers a distance of around 78 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 23m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, First Great Western Service and CrossCountry, the Bideford to Totnes service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Totnes. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 30m
Layover time:
16 min
Total time:
2h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 23m
Journey distance:
78 miles
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
17:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bideford to Totnes bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Totnes is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Bideford to Totnes is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Totnes. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Bideford and Totnes is 47 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Totnes without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 56m and costs £17 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Bideford to Totnes, including transfers.

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Bideford to Totnes bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bideford Quay station.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Totnes is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs £29 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 4h 38m.

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Bideford to Totnes bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Totnes is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Bideford to Totnes.

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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

You can take a train from Bideford to Totnes via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, and Exeter St Davids in around 3h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bideford to Totnes via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Totnes
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
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
Bus operators
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
Bus from Bideford Quay to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South West

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