How to get from Barnstaple to Exeter

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Travel Information between Barnstaple and Exeter

distanceDistance33 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £8 • 1 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £8 • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 33 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Barnstaple and Exeter. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barnstaple to Exeter.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barnstaple to Exeter. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Exeter. Tickets for a train cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Exeter:

A train journey is usually £25 less than a journey to Exeter by coach, which costs on average £33 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Exeter from Barnstaple is by train, which takes on average 1 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 5 min.

The distance from Barnstaple to Exeter is approximately 33 miles.

The average frequency per day from Barnstaple to Exeter is:

  • 16 coaches per day.
  • Around 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Barnstaple to Exeter as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barnstaple to Exeter:

  • Coaches most often depart from Barnstaple at Barnstaple, Silver Street (Bus Station) and arrive in Exeter at Exeter, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barnstaple and arrive in Exeter St Davids.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barnstaple to Exeter, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Exeter by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Barnstaple to Exeter tickets on Omio for £33.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Exeter by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Barnstaple to Exeter tickets on Omio for £8.
Your journey from Barnstaple to Exeter doesn't have to end in Exeter. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Plymouth. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Plymouth to your Barnstaple to Exeter trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Exeter today!

Before travelling from Barnstaple to Exeter, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £33 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £8 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Barnstaple to Exeter tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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