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There are 6 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Plymouth  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

£83 - £339

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Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falc
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Penzance National Express

£32 - £35

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falc
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Penzance

£55 - £176

Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance

£79 - £259

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance 179.3 miles

£27 - £40

Train, fly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Land's End (LEQ) EXT - LEQ

£66 - £475

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Penzance is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 214 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 29m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and First Great Western Service, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Penzance. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 54m
Fastest journey time:
4h 29m
Journey distance:
214 miles
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
£83
Carbon emissions:
18 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 Penzance bus and train schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Penzance
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is to bus which costs £32 - £36 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Penzance via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Penzance is 152 miles. The road distance is 179.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 5h 27m and costs £80 - £340.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance 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 Penzance is to train via Plymouth which takes 5h 27m and costs £80 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £32 - £36 and takes 7h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Land's End Airport. The quickest flight takes 1h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance.
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  • Distance: 152.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, and Plymouth in around 5h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 7h 34m.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Land's End via Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£10 - £300
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £120
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Penzance
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance.

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Isles of Scilly Skybus offers flights from Exeter Airport to Land's End Airport.

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