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There are 7 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car train

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre

€80 - €288

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen 713 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Rouen to Le Havre

€49 - €63

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Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) BRS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre to Le Havre

€111 - €298

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Le Havre

€65 - €130

Train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre Ter

€202 - €492

Bus, train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre Ter

€155 - €434

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 27m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Le Havre

€219 - €250

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre by bus, train, subway and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Le Havre is around 11h 39m and covers a distance of around 888 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 25m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Le Havre. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 39m
Fastest journey time:
7h 25m
Journey distance:
888 km
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
€202
Carbon emissions:
47 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 Le Havre bus, train, subway and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Le Havre is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Le Havre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Le Havre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 16h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre is to fly and train which costs £90 - £260 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Le Havre via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London, Lille and Rouen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 33m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Le Havre is 290 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs £170 - £420.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Le Havre station.

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Le Havre is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 10:33 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 11:33 PM in Le Havre.

Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre.
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  • Distance: 290.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Le Havre, France?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Le Havre via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Bristol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rouen to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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