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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Sheffield

£91 - £241

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Meadowhall Interchange/A1 M35

£17 - £26

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Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley 196.3 miles

£29 - £45

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Barnsley

£53 - £355

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield

£110 - £541

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Barnsley is around 4h 28m and covers a distance of around 190 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and Northern Rail, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Barnsley. Typically 45 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 28m
Fastest journey time:
4h 8m
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
£91
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley bus and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Barnsley
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley is to bus which costs £17 - £27 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Sheffield Road/West Way via Cabot Circus and Meadowhall Interchange/C4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Barnsley is 159 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £90 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Cabot Circus station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs £90 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £27 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Meadowhall Interchange/A1 station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 159.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Barnsley, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Sheffield hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £220 and the journey takes 2h 55m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Cabot Circus to Meadowhall Interchange/A1 twice a week. Tickets cost £12 - £21 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Bus operators
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnsley.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Barnsley. Prices start at £75 per night.

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