There are 5 ways to get from Frome to Barnstaple by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$59 - $114

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Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Bridgwater, Bus Station Superfast 3
  2. Take the bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple National Express

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Frome, Memorial Theatre Complex to Bath City Centre, Ambury X67 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$70 - $131

Bus via Wells, Bus Station  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Wells, Bus Station to Bridgwater, Bus Station 75
  2. Take the bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple National Express

$29 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Frome to Barnstaple 98.8 miles

$21 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Frome station to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Frome, Fire Station and arriving at Barnstaple via Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore and Bridgwater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frome to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Frome and arriving at Barnstaple via Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Frome and Barnstaple is 76 miles. The road distance is 98.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Frome to Barnstaple without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Frome to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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Frome to Barnstaple bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, depart from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore station.

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Frome to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Castle Cary station.

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The best way to get from Frome to Barnstaple is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Frome to Barnstaple bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Frome to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Map of how to get from Frome to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Frome to Barnstaple via Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frome to Barnstaple via Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore, Bridgwater, Bus Station, and Bridgwater in around 5 h 36 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $29
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Memorial Theatre Complex to Bath City Centre, Ambury
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Bridgwater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
berryscoaches.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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Wells, Bus Station to Bridgwater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frome to Barnstaple is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Frome to Barnstaple.

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