There are 7 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford by train, bus, car or plane

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 via London Paddington  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$149 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bideford National Express

$79 - $103

5 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$104 - $158

Bus via Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bideford National Express

$88 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford 255.2 miles

$55 - $80

Fly London Stansted to Newquay, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Newquay (NQY) STN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$182 - $605

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$115 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Bideford is 203 miles. The road distance is 255.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Bideford via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Bideford, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Rail Station in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Stansted to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
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 Newquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
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 London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bideford
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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