There are 7 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Penzance

$112 - $202

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport to Penzance National Express

$19 - $25

5 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 4 min

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

$112 - $222

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  6 h 20 min

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

$44 - $48

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance 179.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Bristol to Newquay, night bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newquay (NQY) BRS - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Penzance

$108 - $532

Bus to Exeter, fly to Land's End  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Land's End (LEQ) EXT - LEQ

$72 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol Airport and arriving at Penzance. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Penzance is 152 miles. The road distance is 179.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs £85 - £160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs £85 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £33 - £37 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min 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: 6 h 4 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance 3 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Penzance via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Isles of Scilly Skybus
Flights from Exeter to Land's End via Scilly Isles
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Penzance
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Airport to Penzance
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Penzance
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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