Barnstaple to Salisbury by train

  • First train
    06:27
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m
  • Distance
    158 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barnstaple to Salisbury by train

Fast trains from Barnstaple to Salisbury take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnstaple and Salisbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnstaple to Salisbury?

Journeys between Barnstaple and Salisbury usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Barnstaple to Salisbury every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barnstaple to Salisbury?

The Barnstaple to Salisbury train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barnstaple to Salisbury train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Salisbury is usually scheduled to depart Barnstaple around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnstaple around 07:05, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Barnstaple to Salisbury train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnstaple to Salisbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnstaple and Salisbury?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barnstaple to Salisbury, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.