Travel from London to Ilfracombe

Bus or train from London to Ilfracombe?

You can take a train from London to Ilfracombe via Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple, Station Entrance in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ilfracombe once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

How to get from London to Ilfracombe

ModeDurationPrice
From London Paddington train to Exeter St Davids, train to Barnstaple, Station Entrance, then bus to Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park.5 h 2 min£108
From London Victoria Coach Station bus to Ilfracombe.6 h 15 min£19
From London Waterloo train to Exeter St Davids, train to Barnstaple, Station Entrance, then line 21 bus to Ilfracombe, Lidl.6 h 30 min£77
From London drive to Ilfracombe.3 h 56 min£39
From Bank DLR Station train to London City airport, fly to Exeter airport, line 56 bus to Exeter Central, train to Barnstaple, Station Entrance, then bus to Ilfracombe.6 h 37 min£109

How long does it take to get from London to Ilfracombe?

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from London to Ilfracombe, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between London and Ilfracombe?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Ilfracombe. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

Operators from London to Ilfracombe

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Great Western RailwayGreat Western Railway
Stagecoach South WestStagecoach South West
National Express+44 08717 818178National Express
South Western Railway0345 6000 650South Western Railway
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
FlybeFlybe