Transportation

Ferry in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Greenway Ferry

Taking this pretty ferry from Dartmouth is by far the most atmospheric way to arrive at Agatha Christie's former home. It's worth booking online in advance, as summer ferries get busy.
Ferry in Plymouth

Mount Batten Ferry

A little yellow ferry shuttling from the Barbican across to the Mount Batten peninsula (10 minutes, half-hourly).
Ferry in Plymouth

Brittany Ferries

Sails between Plymouth and Roscoff in France (six to eight hours; two daily to three per week) and Santander in Spain (20 hours, one per week). Prices vary dramatically; for cheap fares, book early and travel off-pe…
Bus in Devon

Stagecoach Devon

Runs the majority of bus services between major towns and villages in Devon. The Stagecoach Explorer ticket (adult/child/family £7.70/5.10/15.40) covers all services for one day, while the Megarider Gold ticket (one…
Ferry in Lundy Island

MS Oldenburg

Sails to Lundy Island from either Bideford or Ilfracombe, once a day between late-March and late-October. The journey time is under two hours for both crossings. Fares are the same from either port: adult/child/fami…
Airport in Exeter

Exeter Airport

The airport is 6 miles east of the city. Flights connect with several UK cities, including Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and with the Isles of Scilly and the Channel Islands. Flights also travel to E…
Ferry in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Dartmouth–Kingswear Lower Ferry

This 'tug-and-float' ferry service shuttles across the River Dart to Kingswear. There's been a ferry running here since the 1300s. Note that the streets leading up to it are very narrow – caravans and motorhomes ste…
Ferry in Dittisham

Dittisham–Greenway Ferry

A fine way to cross the River Dart, this small passenger ferry makes the short hop from Dittisham to Greenway. It runs on demand; ring the bells hanging beside the quay outside the Ferry Boat Inn and on Greenway Qua…
Ferry in Plymouth

Royal William Yard Ferry

A 20-minute ferry trip that runs hourly from the Barbican to the Royal William Yard in the summer. It also runs some weekends in spring and autumn.
Ferry in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Dartmouth–Kingswear Higher Ferry

This modern Kingswear ferry runs every six minutes and allows vehicles to travel on the A379, avoiding the need to navigate Dartmouth's narrow streets (hence its alias as the 'Floating Bridge').