There are 3 ways to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish by bus, train 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

Bus, line 55 bus, line 2 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to Tiverton
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 55 / ...
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Dawlish, Lanherne 2 / ...

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Ilfracombe, Queens Avenue to Barnstaple, Post Office 301
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids

$37 - $93

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Dawlish 75.4 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Ilfracombe, England and Dawlish, England?

You can take a bus from Ilfracombe to Dawlish via Tiverton, Tiverton, Bus Station, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Dawlish, Lanherne
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Queens Avenue to Barnstaple, Post Office
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ilfracombe to Dawlish?

The distance between Ilfracombe and Dawlish is 84 km. The road distance is 121 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish?

The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish?

The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish is to drive which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct bus between Ilfracombe and Dawlish?

No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to Dawlish. However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at Dawlish, Lanherne via Tiverton, Bus Station and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Ilfracombe to Dawlish, including transfers.