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

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Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Barnstaple National Express

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Saunton Sands 21

$67 - $118

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Saunton 103.9 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Saunton is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Saunton is to drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £16 - £25.

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The distance between Bristol and Saunton is 118 km. The road distance is 166 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Bristol to Saunton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Saunton. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Saunton Sands via Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Saunton once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $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 to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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