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There are 4 ways to get from Taunton to Bude by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Bideford National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bideford Quay to Bude, The Strand 85

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street 6A / ...
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library 6

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12
  3. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Bude, The Strand 12B / ...

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Bude 83.5 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Bude is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Bude is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Bude. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Bude, The Strand via Bideford Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Taunton and Bude is 65 miles. The road distance is 83.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Bude without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Taunton to Bude, including transfers.

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Taunton to Bude bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Taunton station.

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Taunton to Bude bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Bude, The Strand station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Bude is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Taunton to Bude.

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There are 677+ hotels available in Bude. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Bude.
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  • Distance: 64.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Taunton, England and Bude, England?

You can take a bus from Taunton to Bude via Bideford and Bideford Quay in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Train from Taunton to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 Taunton to Bideford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bideford Quay to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Bude, The Strand
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk

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