How to travel from Birmingham to Barnstaple

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from Birmingham to Barnstaple

You can get from Birmingham to Barnstaple by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Birmingham to Barnstaple on May 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:50PMBirmingham5h00 07:50PMBarnstaple, Silver Street
0 transfers
271One-way
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02:50PMBirmingham5h00 07:50PMBarnstaple, Silver Street
0 transfers
271One-way
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station6h20 09:20PMBarnstaple, Silver Street
1 transfer
411One-way
11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station6h00 05:00PMBarnstaple, Silver Street
1 transfer
491One-way
11:12AMBirmingham New Street4h13 03:25PMBarnstaple
1 transfer
691One-way

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Barnstaple

distanceDistance133 miles (215 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $154
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€25) • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $154 (€138) • 3 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 133 miles (215 km) to Barnstaple from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Barnstaple.

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Travel to Barnstaple easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Barnstaple.
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There are 2 ways that you can travel to Barnstaple from Birmingham. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Barnstaple is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€25) compared to other travel options to Barnstaple:

A bus is generally $127 (€114) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $154 (€138) from Birmingham to Barnstaple.

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Barnstaple is by train, which takes on average 3 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h   on average.

Barnstaple is approximately 133 miles (215 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Barnstaple is:

  • 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Barnstaple as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Barnstaple:

  • Buses most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Barnstaple at Barnstaple, Silver Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Barnstaple.

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Barnstaple by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Birmingham to Barnstaple tickets on Omio for $27 (€25).
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Barnstaple. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Birmingham to Barnstaple tickets on Omio for $154 (€138).
Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Barnstaple don't make Barnstaple their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barnstaple are London, Bristol or Exeter, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barnstaple to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Barnstaple, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $27 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $154 (€138) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Barnstaple online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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