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There are 6 ways to get from London to Saunton Sands by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

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

$144 - $247

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Braunton National Express

$33 - $42

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6h 13m

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

$89 - $141

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from London to Saunton Sands 210.1 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Cardiff, drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  2. Drive from Cardiff to Saunton Sands

$74 - $225

Fly to Exeter, train  •  5h 53m

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

$113 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from London to Saunton Sands is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Saunton Sands is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between London and Saunton Sands is 180 miles. The road distance is 210.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Saunton Sands without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from London to Saunton Sands, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Saunton Sands is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 6h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Saunton Sands is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from London to Saunton Sands.

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Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM and Flybe offer flights from London City Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 759+ hotels available in Saunton Sands. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Saunton Sands.
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  • Distance: 180.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between London, England and Saunton Sands, England?

You can take a train from London to Saunton Sands via Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Saunton Sands once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
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 Victoria Coach Station to Braunton
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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