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There are 4 ways to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 56 bus, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport to Exeter, St Davids Station 56 / ...
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$24 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Barnstaple, Bus Station 155

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple 52.3 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Exeter Airport to Barnstaple 52.3 miles

$35 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple station. However, there are services departing from Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport and arriving at Barnstaple, Bus Station via Exeter City Centre, Paris Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Exeter Airport (EXT) and Barnstaple is 37 miles. The road distance is 52.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple without a car is to line 56 bus and train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street station.

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Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Barnstaple, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple is 52 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple.

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There are 694+ hotels available in Barnstaple. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Exeter Airport (EXT), England and Barnstaple, England?

Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter Airport (EXT) to Barnstaple 5 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Clyst Honiton, Exeter International Airport to Exeter, St Davids Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Exeter Airport to Barnstaple
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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