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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven by train, bus or car

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Train via Plymouth  •  6h

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

£113 - £368

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Bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Tremough, Penryn Campus Falmouth Univ M36

£23 - £32

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Bus via Plymouth  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Flcn / ...
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Camborne, Cornwall National Express

£31 - £34

Train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance

£79 - £259

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven 176.5 miles

£26 - £40

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven by bus

The bus journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Porthleven is around 23h 17m and covers a distance of around 194 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 15m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, National Express and Transport for Cornwall, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven bus service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Porthleven, Bus Shelter. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
23h 17m
Fastest bus time:
23h 15m
Bus distance:
194 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
18:05
Last bus departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven bus schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Porthleven
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Porthleven, Bus Shelter via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Camborne, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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It is 146 miles from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven. It is approximately 176.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 6h and costs £110 - £370.

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

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven 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 Porthleven is to train via Plymouth which takes 6h and costs £110 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus via Plymouth, which costs £31 - £35 and takes 7h 37m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven.

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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 6h

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven via Bedminster Down Rd, Parson Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, and St Erth in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthleven via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Camborne, Bus Station in around 7h 37m.

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 St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
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
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 St Erth
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
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
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 Camborne, Cornwall
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Tremough, Penryn Campus Falmouth Univ
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
Megabus UK

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