There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Barnstaple by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$20 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Barnstaple 44.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Exeter to Barnstaple 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between Exeter and Barnstaple is 34 miles. The road distance is 44.3 miles.

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The train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Barnstaple. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Barnstaple. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Exeter to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exmouth station.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to Barnstaple hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 6 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
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Gemini Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666666
Website
geminitaxis.com
Z Cars Taxi Office
Phone
+44 1392 422888

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