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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Upwey

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street
  2. Take the train from Bath Spa to Weymouth

Drive

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset
Bristol Airport (BRS) → Dorset
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) station to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport Bus Station and arriving at Puddletown, Furzehill via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Poole, Bus Station and Blandford St Mary, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 56m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Dorset is 47 miles. The road distance is 67.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset 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 Dorset is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £25 and takes 7h 56m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset.

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  • Distance: 47.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Upwey every 4 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £40 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset once daily. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 3h 25m.

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 Upwey
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £75
Train from Bath Spa to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Air Decker
Phone
+44 01225 444102
Email
airbus@bathbuscompany.com
Website
airdecker.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Bus Station to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Air Decker
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 POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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