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

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Bus, train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads Stn A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot

£44 - £169

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Bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R Flcn
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road 2 / ...

£21 - £26

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Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Parson Street to Newton Abbot

£44 - £54

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot 82.4 miles

£12 - £18

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Newton Abbot is around 2h 50m and covers a distance of around 104 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 52m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and First Great Western Service, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Newton Abbot. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 50m
Fastest journey time:
1h 52m
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
£44
Carbon emissions:
9 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 Newton Abbot bus and train schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Newton Abbot
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot is to drive which takes 1h 30m and costs £12 - £18.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Newton Abbot is 71 miles. The road distance is 82.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 26m and costs £40 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £26 and takes 4h 8m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot.

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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from Parson Street to Newton Abbot twice daily. Tickets cost £35 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Newton Abbot via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 8m.

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 Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £80
Train from Parson Street to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £80
Bus operators
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, Bus Station to Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South West

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