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

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Train  •  5h 29m

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

£58 - £180

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Bus  •  6h 13m

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

£17 - £22

2 alternative options

Bus via Exeter  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R Flcn
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Barnstaple, Bus Station 5B / ...

£27 - £34

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay 96.6 miles

£14 - £22

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Croyde Bay is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 133 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 7m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Croyde, Bay Holiday Village. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 47m
Fastest journey time:
4h 7m
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£58
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay bus and train schedules

Departing Saturday, June 26, 2021

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Croyde Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Croyde Bay, Ruda Holiday Park via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Barnstaple, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Croyde Bay is 69 miles. The road distance is 96.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £55 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay 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 Croyde Bay is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs £55 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 6h 13m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Barnstaple station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay.

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  • Distance: 68.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Croyde Bay, Devon, England?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Croyde Bay via Bedminster Down Rd, Parson Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Station Entrance, and Barnstaple, Bus Station in around 5h 29m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple twice daily. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Bus operators
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 Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Paris Street to Barnstaple, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach South West

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