There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple by train, bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 4 min

$73 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. National Express

$23 - $28

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 85 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 85 miles

$200 - $280

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple via Temple Meads, Bristol Temple Meads, and Exeter St Davids in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Barnstaple
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Barnstaple is 100 km. The road distance is 136 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Barnstaple via Bristol. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple, including transfers.