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There are 10 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova by plane, train, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Venice  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Venice (VCE) BRS - VCE

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Fly to Verona, train  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Verona (VRN) BRS - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova

Fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BRS - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Padova

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  3. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Verona
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova Re / ...

Bus, bus and ferry  •  33h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  3. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Padua 491

Bus, bus and ferry, night train  •  35h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Padova Nj

Bus, bus and ferry, train via Salzburg  •  35h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bolzano Bozen Rjx
  4. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  5. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova Re / ...

Bus  •  35h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice Mestre N28

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 25m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 33m

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

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Padova is around 40h 40m and covers a distance of around 2219 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 40h 3m. Operated by First, National Express, FlixBus and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Padova. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
33h 17m
Layover time:
7h 23m
Total time:
40h 40m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
40h 3m
Journey distance:
2219 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€115
Carbon emissions:
274 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:30
Last service departs at:
15:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova bus and train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Padova is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Padova is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova is to fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova is to fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Padua via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 40m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Padova is 1263 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 31h 10m and costs £90 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova 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 Padova is to fly which takes 3h 12m and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £90 - £160 and takes 35h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova.
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  • Distance: 1262.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and KLM fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Padova via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Venice Mestre, and Venezia Mestre in around 35h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €260
Flights from Bristol to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bristol to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€27 - €80
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €12
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €14
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padua
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €20
Smart Low Cost
€11 - €17
Smart Flex
€25 - €35
Train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€25 - €35
1st Class
€50 - €70
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Nightjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
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
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Orio al Serio Airport to Padova
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €39
Private
€150 - €280
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 Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Padua
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zob to Padua
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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