Buses to Barnstaple from Bristol

The journey to Barnstaple from Bristol takes just 2 hours 30 minutes.

Buses operate daily with up to 6 services per day. Depending on the day of travel, the first bus departs Bristol at 11:00.

It's quick and easy to buy tickets to Barnstaple, with no additional fees or charges.

megabus schedule

megabus operates between Bristol and Barnstaple 7 days per week.

Service days Daily
Services per day 2
Shortest trip 2 hours 30 minutes
First departure 11:00
Last departure 19:20

Megabus schedule

Travel from Bristol to Barnstaple with Megabus in 2 hours 50 minutes.

Service days Daily
Services per day 2
Shortest trip 2 hours 50 minutes
First departure 11:00
Last departure 19:00

National Express schedule

Take the bus to Barnstaple from Bristol with National Express . The first departure is at 16:15, arriving at 19:35.

Service days Daily
Services per day up to 2
Shortest trip 3 hours 20 minutes
First departure 16:15
Last departure 16:40

Your questions answered

  • Is there a daily bus service between Bristol and Barnstaple?

    Yes, buses operate daily from Bristol to Barnstaple, departing as early as 11:00.

  • How long is the bus trip from Bristol to Barnstaple?

    The fastest bus to Barnstaple from Bristol takes 2 hours 30 minutes. Check the trip duration when booking, as the slowest bus takes 1 hour 5 minutes longer.

  • How do I buy tickets for travel to Barnstaple from Bristol?

    It's quick and easy to buy tickets directly from bybus.to, with no additional fees or charges.

  • Which bus companies operate between Bristol and Barnstaple?

    megabus, Megabus and National Express run buses to Barnstaple from Bristol.

  • What time is the earliest bus from Bristol to Barnstaple?

    The first bus to Barnstaple from Bristol leaves at 11:00. The journey takes about 3 hours.

  • When is the last bus to Barnstaple from Bristol?

    The last bus leaves Bristol at 16:40, arriving into Barnstaple at 20:10. Get there in plenty of time so you don't miss it.

Onward travel from Barnstaple

Bus to Days Shortest trip Distance
Braunton
  • Daily
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Bridgwater
  • Daily
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Bristol
  • Daily
2 hours 30 minutes 68 miles
Bristol Airport
  • Daily
2 hours 30 minutes 62 miles
Ilfracombe
  • Daily
23 minutes 9.2 miles
London
  • Daily
6 hours 172 miles
London Heathrow Airport
  • Daily
5 hours 158 miles
South Molton
  • Daily
20 minutes 11 miles