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London to Barnstaple bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.41
Shortest Duration5h 43m
Trips per day4
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Barnstaple cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Barnstaple were $48.61.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Barnstaple is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from London to Barnstaple?

The distance between London and Barnstaple is approximately 172.47 miles, or 277.50 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 43 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Barnstaple?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Barnstaple by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from London to Barnstaple?

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Barnstaple, with an average of 4 trips per day and 4 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Barnstaple. Of the 4 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Barnstaple.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Barnstaple start at $66.71.

1 carriers offer London to Barnstaple bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Barnstaple from $39.41. There are 4 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Barnstaple and you can expect on average to pay $48.60 for a National Express ticket to Barnstaple. In London, National Express departs to Barnstaple from Victoria Coach Station, In Barnstaple, National Express arrives at 133 Yelland Rd and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from London to Barnstaple takes 6 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Barnstaple in 5 hours and 43 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $48.60 for a weekend trip to Barnstaple.

Avg. Time
6h 29m
Avg. Price
Buses to Barnstaple depart from one main station in London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
Buses arrive in Barnstaple at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Barnstaple for trips arriving from London:
  • 133 Yelland Rd
  • Fremington

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