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There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 24m

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

$125 - $194

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Bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Barnstaple National Express

$32 - $43

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Barnstaple, Bus Station M31

$101 - $154

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Ilfracombe 275.6 miles

$55 - $90

Train, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$100 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Ilfracombe. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Ilfracombe is 189 miles. The road distance is 275.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Ilfracombe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 10h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Sheffield to Ilfracombe bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe.
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  • Distance: 188.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Ilfracombe, England?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Ilfracombe via Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Station Entrance in around 7h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Ilfracombe via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $150
Train from Sheffield to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Ilfracombe is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Sheffield to Ilfracombe.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 659+ hotels available in Ilfracombe. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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