There are 4 ways to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern by bus, train or car

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Line 21 bus, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Ilfracombe, The Bastille to Barnstaple, Rail Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Great Malvern

£79 - £154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Cheltenham National Express

£10 - £14

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Cabot Circus M31
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Great Malvern

£49 - £89

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern 163.6 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern. However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe, The Bastille and arriving at Great Malvern, Church Street via Barnstaple and Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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The distance between Ilfracombe and Great Malvern is 100 miles. The road distance is 163.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern without a car is to line 21 bus and train which takes 7h 9m and costs £75 - £160.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern, including transfers.

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Ilfracombe to Great Malvern bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnstaple station.

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Ilfracombe to Great Malvern bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cheltenham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilfracombe to Great Malvern is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Great Malvern. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern.
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Ilfracombe, England and Great Malvern, England?

National Express operates a bus from Ilfracombe to Great Malvern once daily. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £29
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £27
Advanced Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Great Malvern
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £27
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, The Bastille to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South West
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
Megabus 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 Barnstaple to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express

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