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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to North Devon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 8m

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

$61 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Barnstaple, Bus Station M31

$31 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Barnstaple, Bus Station 155

$43 - $65

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Southampton to North Devon 142.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to North Devon is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to North Devon is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to North Devon station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Barnstaple, Bus Station via Cabot Circus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to North Devon. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Barnstaple via Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Southampton and North Devon is 117 miles. The road distance is 142.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to North Devon without a car is to train which takes 5h 8m and costs £45 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Southampton to North Devon, including transfers.

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Southampton to North Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to North Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Salisbury station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to North Devon is to train which takes 5h 8m and costs £45 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £40 and takes 6h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to North Devon.
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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and North Devon, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to North Devon via Salisbury and Exeter St Davids in around 5h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to North Devon via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Cabot Circus in around 6h 46m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Southampton to North Devon bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Barnstaple, Bus Station.

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Southampton to North Devon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to North Devon is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Southampton to North Devon.

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