There are 2 ways to get from Exeter to Bideford by train, bus or car

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Train, line 21 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Barnstaple, Rail Station to Bideford Quay 21 / ...

$26 - $43

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Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Bideford 51.7 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Bideford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Bideford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Bideford is 36 miles. The road distance is 51.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Bideford without a car is to train and line 21 bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Exeter to Bideford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Bideford is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Exeter to Bideford.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Bideford. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from Exeter to Bideford. However, you can take the train to Barnstaple, take the walk to Barnstaple, Rail Station, then take the line 21 bus to Bideford Quay. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bideford.

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
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Rail Station to Bideford Quay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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