There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Ilfracombe National Express

$65 - $85

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$152 - $256

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe 199.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Exeter (EXT) LHR - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$226 - $479

Fly from London City, train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
  3. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park

$119 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Ilfracombe is 160 miles. The road distance is 199.3 miles.

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The bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Ilfracombe takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Ilfracombe. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Ilfracombe, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ilfracombe via London Paddington, Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Station Entrance, and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Edinburgh, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Station Entrance to Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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