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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bude to Barnstaple 35 miles

$170 - $200

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Bude to Barnstaple 35 miles

$7 - $11

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
Turners
Website
turnerstours.co.uk
Bus from Holsworthy, Library to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
turnerstours.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bude to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bude and Barnstaple is 44 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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

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

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.

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