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There are 5 ways to get from Totnes to Poole by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Totnes to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Dorchester West

$73 - $134

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station X64
  2. Take the bus from Exeter to POOLE, Dorset National Express

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus National Express  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Totnes to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter to POOLE, Dorset National Express

$28 - $64

Train, bus via Axminster, Rail Station  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Totnes to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Axminster
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Dorchester, South Station X51

$40 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Totnes to Poole 103.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Totnes to Poole is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Totnes to Poole is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Totnes to Poole. However, there are services departing from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel and arriving at POOLE, Dorset via Exeter. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Totnes to Poole. However, there are services departing from Totnes and arriving at Poole via Castle Cary and Dorchester South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Totnes and Poole is 78 miles. The road distance is 103.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Totnes to Poole without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Totnes to Poole, including transfers.

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Totnes to Poole bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel station.

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Totnes to Poole train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Totnes station.

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The best way to get from Totnes to Poole is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Totnes to Poole.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Totnes, England and Poole, England?

You can take a train from Totnes to Poole via Castle Cary, Dorchester West, and Dorchester South in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Totnes to Poole via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and Exeter in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Totnes to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Castle Cary to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Totnes to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Totnes to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
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 Exeter to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach South West

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Totnes to Poole bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Totnes to Poole train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Dorchester West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Totnes to Poole is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Totnes to Poole.

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There are 727+ hotels available in Poole. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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