There are 3 ways to get from Woolacombe to Plymouth by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bus Station 118
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to Plymouth, Mayflower Street 1

$31

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Line 303 bus, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 303 bus from Woolacombe, Sands to Barnstaple, Bus Station 303
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$58 - $109

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Woolacombe to Plymouth 74.3 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Woolacombe to Plymouth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woolacombe to Plymouth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woolacombe to Plymouth. However, there are services departing from Woolacombe, Sands and arriving at Plymouth, Mayflower Street via Barnstaple, Bus Station and Tavistock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Woolacombe and Plymouth is 56 miles. The road distance is 74.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Woolacombe to Plymouth without a car is to bus and line 1 bus which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £24.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Woolacombe to Plymouth, including transfers.

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Woolacombe to Plymouth bus services, operated by Tavistock Country Bus, arrive at Barnstaple, Bus Station.

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Woolacombe to Plymouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Plymouth, Mayflower Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Woolacombe to Plymouth is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Woolacombe to Plymouth.

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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Woolacombe, England and Plymouth, England?

You can take a bus from Woolacombe to Plymouth via Barnstaple, Bus Station and Tavistock, Bus Station in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Bus operators
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Tavistock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tavistock, Bus Station to Plymouth, Mayflower Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Woolacombe, Sands to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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