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 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$72 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple National Express

$23 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple 85 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Bristol Airport to Barnstaple 85 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Barnstaple is 62 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple, including transfers.

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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 Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple.
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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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 6 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Barnstaple once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 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
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bristol Airport to Barnstaple
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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