There are 3 ways to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) by train, bus 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

Train, line 21 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Saunton Sands 21

$28 - $46

Cheapest option

Line 55 bus, bus, line 21 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 55 bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station 55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tiverton to Barnstaple
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Saunton Sands 21

$19 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) 53.2 miles

$11 - $17

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

You can take a bus from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) via Tiverton, Bus Station, Tiverton, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Saunton Sands
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station)?

The distance between Exeter and Saunton Sands (Station) is 65 km. The road distance is 85 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station)?

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station)?

The quickest way to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) is to drive which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £8 - £12.

Is there a direct bus between Exeter and Saunton Sands (Station)?

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station). However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Saunton Sands via Tiverton and Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station)?

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station), including transfers.