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

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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

$26 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus, line 21 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, New North Road to Tiverton, Bus Station 155 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tiverton to Barnstaple
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Saunton Sands 21

$18 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

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

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station). However, there are services departing from Exeter City Centre, New North Road and arriving at Saunton Sands via Tiverton and Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Saunton Sands (Station) is 41 miles. The road distance is 53.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) without a car is to train and line 21 bus which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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

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Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Exeter City Centre, New North Road station.

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Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Saunton Sands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station) is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station).

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There are 631+ hotels available in Saunton Sands (Station). Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Saunton Sands (Station).
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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 49 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
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, New North Road to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Exeter City Centre, New North Road to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Tiverton to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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