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There are 3 ways to get from Poole to Devon by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to Exeter National Express

$10 - $15

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Dorchester South
  2. Take the train from Dorchester West to Castle Cary
  3. Take the train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
  4. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford

$62 - $121

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Devon 93.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Devon is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Devon is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Devon. However, there are services departing from POOLE, Dorset and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Devon. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Yeoford via Dorchester West, Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Poole and Devon is 78 miles. The road distance is 93.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Devon without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Poole to Devon, including transfers.

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Poole to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from POOLE, Dorset station.

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Poole to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Devon is to bus which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £45 - £95 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Devon.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Poole, England and Devon, England?

National Express operates a bus from Poole to Devon once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Poole to Devon via Dorchester South, Dorchester West, Castle Cary, and Exeter St Davids in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorchester West to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Yeoford
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
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 POOLE, Dorset to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Poole to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Poole to Devon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Yeoford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Devon is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Poole to Devon.

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