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There are 3 ways to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 21m

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

$98 - $171

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bridgwater to Ilfracombe National Express

$10 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Bridgwater to Woolacombe 73.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bridgwater to Woolacombe. However, there are services departing from Bridgwater and arriving at Woolacombe, Sands via Ilfracombe, Methodist Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Bridgwater and Woolacombe is 53 miles. The road distance is 73.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe, including transfers.

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Bridgwater to Woolacombe bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bridgwater station.

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The best way to get from Bridgwater to Woolacombe is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 50m.

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Bridgwater to Woolacombe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ilfracombe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bridgwater to Woolacombe is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Bridgwater to Woolacombe.

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  • Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a train from Bridgwater to Woolacombe via Taunton, Exeter St Davids, and Barnstaple in around 3h 21m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bridgwater to Woolacombe once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
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 Bridgwater to Ilfracombe
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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