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

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon

$91 - $178

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, line 55 bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Bus Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station X39 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Chippenham, Bus Station X31
  5. Take the line 55 bus from Chippenham, Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 55

$27 - $37

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Swindon 146.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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 train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 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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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 55 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Ilfracombe to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Ilfracombe to Swindon via Barnstaple, Barclays Bank, Barnstaple, Bus Station, Barnstaple, Rail Station, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, and Bristol Temple Meads in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, 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
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 Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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 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
Bus from Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road to Barnstaple, Barclays Bank
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Chippenham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Chippenham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chippenham, Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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