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There are 7 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Glasgow, bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£43 - £192

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Bus  •  15h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£42 - £55

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Fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£50 - £212

Train  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip

£167 - £602

Train, bus  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£225 - £502

Bus via Manchester  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M36
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£51 - £77

Drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute 466.3 miles

£70 - £110

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Argyll and Bute is around 23h 56m and covers a distance of around 574 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 55m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and Scottish Citylink, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 56m
Fastest journey time:
20h 55m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
£225
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:50
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute bus, train and walk schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Argyll and Bute
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute is to bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 15h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute is to fly and bus. Taking this option will cost £40 - £200 and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 17m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Argyll and Bute is 342 miles. The road distance is 466.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 48m and costs £220 - £500.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute is to train which takes 11h 44m and costs £160 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 15h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute.
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  • Distance: 342 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute via Bedminster Down Rd, Parson Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Preston, Glasgow Central, and Inverkip in around 11h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 15h 17m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £100
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£200 - £470
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£200 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£330 - £470
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Inverkip
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute is 466 miles. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Argyll and Bute.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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