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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BRS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf

€98 - €257

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Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  16h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

€63 - €114

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Hannover (HAJ) BRS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf

€160 - €304

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf

€74 - €315

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BRS - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Unna
  3. Take the train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Lille  •  17h 37m

  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 train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

€168 - €490

Bus, night bus, train  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the night bus from Brussels South to Bochum central station N79
  4. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

€78 - €128

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 13m

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

€247 - €292

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Paderborn

€186 - €1437

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paderborn is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paderborn is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paderborn is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn is to bus and bus and ferry and train which costs £50 - £100 and takes 16h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn is to fly and train which costs £60 - £280 and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Paderborn is 793 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 16h 49m and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Paderborn is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 5:53 AM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 6:53 AM in Paderborn.

Blue Islands Limited, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Paderborn. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn.
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  • Distance: 792.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Paderborn. However, you can fly to Dusseldorf, take the walk to D-Flughafen Terminal A/B, take the bus to D-Flughafen Bf, take the walk to Duesseldorf Flughafen, then take the train to Paderborn. Alternatively, you can fly to Hannover, take the walk to Hannover Flughafen, then take the train to Paderborn.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Bristol to Dusseldorf via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €370
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Bristol to Hannover via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Unna to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Unna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
National Express Rail
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
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
€153
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 Duisburg
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Schedules at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels South to Bochum central station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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