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There are 4 ways to get from Frome to Barnstaple by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 56m

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

$60 - $110

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Bus National Express  •  4h 16m

  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

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Frome, Memorial Theatre Complex to Bath City Centre, Bus Station D2
  2. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bristol City Centre, The Centre X39 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Cabot Circus m2 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Barnstaple, Bus Station M31

$30 - $47

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Frome to Barnstaple 98.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Frome to Barnstaple is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Frome to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frome to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore and arriving at Barnstaple via Bridgwater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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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 Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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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 2h 56m and costs £45 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m 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 Frome station.

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The best way to get from Frome to Barnstaple is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs £45 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Frome to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

You can take a train from Frome to Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids in around 2h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frome to Barnstaple via Bridgwater in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Frome to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Bridgwater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Frome, Memorial Theatre Complex to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Bristol City Centre, The Centre
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First

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

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