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

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Bus, train via Exeter St Davids  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park 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 Swindon

$87 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to Reading National Express
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Swindon National Express

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus National Express, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon

$39 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Swindon 146.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at Swindon via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ilfracombe and Swindon is 105 miles. The road distance is 146.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon, including transfers.

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Ilfracombe to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ilfracombe station.

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Ilfracombe to Swindon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilfracombe to Swindon is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Ilfracombe to Swindon.

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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Ilfracombe to Swindon via Reading in around 6 h 55 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
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
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
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach South West
Filers Travel
Phone
01271 863819
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
filers.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 Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ilfracombe to Reading
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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