There are 3 ways to get from Bude to Barnstaple by bus, taxi or car

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Line 6 bus, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Bude, The Strand to Holsworthy, Church 6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Holsworthy, Library to Sticklepath, High Wall 71 / ...

$16

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Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bude to Barnstaple 35 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Bude to Barnstaple 35 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bude to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bude to Barnstaple is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bude to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Bude, The Strand and arriving at Sticklepath, High Wall via Holsworthy, Library. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bude and Barnstaple is 28 miles. The road distance is 35 miles.

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The best way to get from Bude to Barnstaple without a car is to line 6 bus and bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Bude to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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Bude to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bude, The Strand station.

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Bude to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Sticklepath, High Wall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bude to Barnstaple is 35 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Bude to Barnstaple.

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There are 669+ hotels available in Barnstaple. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bude to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Bude, England and Barnstaple, England?

You can take a bus from Bude to Barnstaple via Holsworthy, Church and Holsworthy, Library in around 2 h 19 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bude, The Strand to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Holsworthy, Library to Sticklepath, High Wall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Carmel Coaches
Bus from Holsworthy, Library to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Other operators
Taxi from Bude to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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