There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Devon by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

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

$17 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Exeter St Davids

$121 - $208

Train, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter Central

$31 - $45

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 £13 - £17 and takes 4 h 49 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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The distance between Bournemouth and Devon is 82 miles. The road distance is 98.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Bournemouth to Devon, including transfers.

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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, Paris Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 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 Reading and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Devon is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £13 - £17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £95 - £170 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Bournemouth to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Eastbourne station.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Devon.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 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 Reading and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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