There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Paddington  •  7 h 12 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

$154 - $264

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bideford National Express

$79 - $103

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Train South Western Railway  •  8 h 1 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

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

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

$55 - $80

Fly London Stansted to Cardiff, train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cardiff (CWL) STN - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$202 - $1,117

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  6 h 58 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

$114 - $341

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Bideford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 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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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford without a car is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bideford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford.

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easyJet, Ryanair, Thomas Cook and Flybe offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Bideford via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
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
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
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
$38
Business
$36
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
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 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
$13 - $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 Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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 Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bideford
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com

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