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How to get to Salcombe

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Travel to Salcombe by car

If you’re travelling via car to Salcombe, Devon from within the South or South-East of the UK, you can drive most of the way on the M4 and M5. If you are driving from the north or North-West, you can also take the M5 alone the majority of the distance to Devon. This makes driving to Salcombe a smooth and easy journey from many locations in the UK.

When you’ve decided on your route of travel, we suggest using the AA Route Planner

Travel to Salcombe by rail

Travelling via train is a simple, efficient and easy way of transport to and around the Devon area. Depending on the specific location you are travelling from, the cost of travel can be higher than other journeys.

For prices, further information and travel times for using rail to get to Ilfracombe, Devon, visit

Travel to Salcombe by air

For efficient and easy travel to Devon, you can fly to Exeter Airport from many different locations around the UK and beyond. For many travellers, flying can be the easiest and most time-effective way of travel to Salcombe. Find out more about Exeter airport here:

Depending on the distance of your accommodation from the airport, you might also require a hire car, train or taxi to reach your final location.

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