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There are 3 ways to get from Bournemouth to Devon by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Exeter National Express

$11 - $15

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids

$56 - $127

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Devon 98.5 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Devon is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Devon is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Devon. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Devon. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Yeoford via Southampton Central, Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Devon is 82 miles. The road distance is 98.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Devon without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Bournemouth to Devon, including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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Bournemouth to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Bournemouth station.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Devon is to bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £100 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Devon.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Devon, England?

National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Devon once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bournemouth to Devon via Southampton Central, Salisbury, and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Bournemouth to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Bournemouth to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Devon is 98 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Bournemouth to Devon.

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