You can take a bus from Ivybridge to Salcombe via Totnes, Rail Station Forecourt and Kingsbridge, Bus Station in around 2 h 51 min.
How to get from Ivybridge to Salcombe
From Ivybridge, Town Hall bus to Totnes, Rail Station Forecourt, bus to Kingsbridge, Bus Station, then bus to Salcombe, Beadon Cross. 2 h 51 min £12. From Ivybridge taxi to Salcombe. 28 min £75. From Ivybridge drive to Salcombe. 28 min £3.