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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$153 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Barnstaple National Express

$25 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Woolacombe 191.5 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Woolacombe, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Woolacombe via Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Woolacombe once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Woolacombe is 215 km. The road distance is 306 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Woolacombe is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Woolacombe is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £30 - £45.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Woolacombe. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Woolacombe, Sands via Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Birmingham to Woolacombe, including transfers.