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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Saunton by bus, train or car

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Barnstaple, Bus Station M31

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4h 39m

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

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4h 38m

  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

$65 - $118

Drive  •  1h 57m

  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 £11 - £15 and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Saunton is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 57m.

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

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The distance between Bristol and Saunton is 74 miles. The road distance is 103.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Saunton without a car is to bus which takes 4h 19m and costs £18 - £28.

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

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Bristol to Saunton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Cabot Circus station.

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Bristol to Saunton bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Barnstaple, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Saunton is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Bristol to Saunton.

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There are 740+ hotels available in Saunton. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Saunton.
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  • Distance: 73.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Megabus UK operates a bus from Bristol to Saunton once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
National Express

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