There are 4 ways to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$52 - $102

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Line 20 bus, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade to Burnham-on-Sea, Sea View Road 20
  2. Take the bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple National Express

$17 - $22

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Train via Taunton  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$52 - $137

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple 77 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade and arriving at Barnstaple via Burnham-on-Sea, Old Pier Tavern and Bridgwater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Weston-super-Mare and arriving at Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Weston-super-Mare and Barnstaple is 51 miles. The road distance is 77 miles.

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The best way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple bus services, operated by First, depart from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade station.

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Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Weston-super-Mare station.

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The best way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 20 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Map of how to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 50.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Weston-super-Mare, England and Barnstaple, England?

You can take a train from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple via Exeter St Davids in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple via Burnham-on-Sea, Old Pier Tavern, Bridgwater, Bus Station, and Bridgwater in around 4 h 47 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Weston-super-Mare to Taunton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Taunton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
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
$18 - $27
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 Bridgwater to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple.

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