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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  •  5 h 17 min

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

$61 - $109

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Bus  •  7 h

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

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Barnstaple, Bus Station 155

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  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 bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to North Devon. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Barnstaple via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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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 5 h 17 min.

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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 5 h 17 min and costs £45 - £85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min 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 5 h 17 min and costs £45 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to North Devon.
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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to North Devon via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 7 h.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
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
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Southampton to North Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple 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 2 h 44 min to drive from Southampton to North Devon.

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