There are 6 ways to get from London to Woolacombe 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  •  4 h 31 min

$172 - $282

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. National Express

$25 - $31

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 44 min

$87 - $134

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. 215 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Cardiff, drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. LCY - CWL

$74 - $225

Fly to Exeter, train, line 303 bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. LCY - EXT

$95 - $319

What companies run services between London, England and Woolacombe, England?

You can take a train from London to Woolacombe via Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Woolacombe once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $180
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Woolacombe, Chichester House
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Woolacombe is 286 km. The road distance is 344 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Woolacombe is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Woolacombe is to drive which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Woolacombe. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Woolacombe, Sands via Ilfracombe, Methodist Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from London to Woolacombe, including transfers.