There are 3 ways to get from Bristol to Bideford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$67 - $118

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bideford National Express

$12 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bideford 104 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bideford is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Bideford is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station station and arriving at Bideford. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Bideford is 76 miles. The road distance is 104 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bideford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Bristol to Bideford, including transfers.

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Bristol to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bideford is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Bristol to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bideford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Bideford is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Bristol to Bideford.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Bideford via Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Rail Station in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Bideford once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bideford
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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