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There are 5 ways to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, New North Road to Barnstaple, Station Entrance

Bus via Barnstaple, Bus Station

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station)

Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) by train

The train journey time between Exeter and Barnstaple (Station) is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 39 miles. The fastest train normally takes 57 min. Operated by First Great Western Service, the Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Barnstaple. Typically 130 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 8m
Fastest train time:
57 min
Train distance:
39 miles
Trains per week:
130
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:22
Last train departs at:
22:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) is to bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Exeter City Centre, New North Road and arriving at Barnstaple, Station Entrance station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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

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The distance between Exeter and Barnstaple (Station) is 34 miles. The road distance is 44.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £15 - £20.

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

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Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station.

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Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £15 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station).
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  • Distance: 33.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple hourly. Tickets cost £15 - £20 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Alternatively, Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Exeter City Centre, New North Road to Barnstaple, Station Entrance every 4 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £10 and the journey takes 2h 26m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, New North Road to Barnstaple, Station Entrance
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South West
Other operators
Taxi from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
ZCars
Phone
+44 1392 422 888
White Swan Taxis
Phone
+44 1392 278 784
Website
whiteswantaxis.co.uk
Exe Cars
Phone
+44 1392 555 555
Website
exetercars.com
Apple Taxis Exeter
Phone
+44 1392 666 666
Website
appletaxisexeter.co.uk

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

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Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Barnstaple (Station) is 44 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Exeter to Barnstaple (Station).

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