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

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Train via Plymouth  •  6h 17m

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

£77 - £319

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  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 Redruth National Express

£31 - £34

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 24m

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

£46 - £156

Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Truro

£74 - £239

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan 162.3 miles

£25 - £40

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Porthtowan
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Porthtowan Turn via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Redruth, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Porthtowan is 135 miles. The road distance is 162.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 6h 17m and costs £75 - £320.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan 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 Porthtowan is to train via Plymouth which takes 6h 17m and costs £75 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £31 - £35 and takes 7h 42m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, Redruth, and Redruth, station in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Porthtowan via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Redruth, and Redruth, station in around 7h 42m.

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 Redruth
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Truro
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£80 - £230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £230
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 Redruth
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Truro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £150
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 Redruth
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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