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

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Train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$128 - $196

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Bus  •  9 h 59 min

  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

$34 - $43

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Train, bus  •  9 h

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

$71 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Ilfracombe 275.6 miles

$55 - $90

Train, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  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

$103 - $260

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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 9 h 59 min.

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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 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min 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 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 59 min.

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

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

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

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Ilfracombe.
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  • Distance: 188.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Ilfracombe via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
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
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $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
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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