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There are 3 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
  3. Take the bus from Didcot, Parkway Station to Harwell Campus, Diamond Light Source 94 / ...

£34 - £42

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Bath Spa  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street A4
  2. Take the train from Bath Spa to Didcot Parkway

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source 79 miles

£12 - £18

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Diamond Light Source is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 80 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h. Operated by First, First Great Western Service and Thames Travel, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Diamond Light Source. Typically 181 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 38m
Fastest journey time:
2h
Journey distance:
80 miles
Services per week:
181
Cheapest price:
£34
Carbon emissions:
8 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 Diamond Light Source bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

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Bristol Airport (BRS) → Diamond Light Source
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 26m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Diamond Light Source is 62 miles. The road distance is 79 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 25m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source.
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  • Distance: 62 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Diamond Light Source, England?

There is no direct connection from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source. However, you can take the bus to Temple Meads Stn, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the train to Didcot Parkway, take the walk to Didcot, Parkway Station, take the bus to Harwell Campus, Diamond Light Source, then take the walk to Diamond Light Source. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Diamond Light Source via Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street, Bath Spa, Didcot Parkway, Didcot, Parkway Station, and Harwell Campus, Diamond Light Source in around 2h 57m.

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 Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Bath Spa to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £26
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
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