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There are 3 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 4m

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

£27

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth

£54 - £189

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth 110.3 miles

£17 - £25

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth by bus

The bus journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Plymouth is around 3h and covers a distance of around 116 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 52m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth bus service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station. Typically 157 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h
Fastest bus time:
2h 52m
Bus distance:
116 miles
Buses per week:
157
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:00
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth bus schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Plymouth
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 4m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Plymouth is 94 miles. The road distance is 110.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth without a car is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs £27.

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The bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station takes 3h 4m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth 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 Plymouth is to bus which takes 3h 4m and costs £27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £190 and takes 3h 11m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Plymouth.

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  • Distance: 94.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Stagecoach South West operates a bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost £27 and the journey takes 3h 4m. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost £60 - £180 and the journey takes 2h. First Great Western Service also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
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

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