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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 9 min

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

$56 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade to Bristol, Bus Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bristol to Barnstaple National Express

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Line 20 bus, bus  •  4 h 36 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

$19 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

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

$16 - $24

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 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple via Burnham-on-Sea, Sea View Road, Bridgwater, Bus Station, and Bridgwater in around 4 h 36 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
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
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
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade to Burnham-on-Sea, Sea View Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Weston-super-Mare, Alexandra Parade to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bridgwater to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple?

The distance between Weston-super-Mare and Barnstaple is 81 km. The road distance is 123 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple?

The cheapest way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple?

The quickest way to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between Weston-super-Mare and Barnstaple?

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 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Weston-super-Mare and Barnstaple?

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, Sea View Road and Bridgwater. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple?

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Weston-super-Mare to Barnstaple, including transfers.