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

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Fly  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Manchester (MAN) BRS - MAN

£32 - £73

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Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M36

£17 - £26

3 alternative options

Train via Birmingham  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly

£101 - £323

Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly

£92 - £223

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich 186.4 miles

£28 - £45

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich by bus, train and tram

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Prestwich is around 5h 44m and covers a distance of around 185 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and Metrolink, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Prestwich. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 44m
Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
£101
Carbon emissions:
16 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 Prestwich bus, train and tram schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Prestwich
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich is to bus which costs £17 - £27 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Prestwich, Longfield Centre via Cabot Circus and Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Prestwich is 150 miles. The road distance is 186.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 25m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Cabot Circus station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can train via Birmingham, which costs £100 - £330 and takes 5h 25m, you could also bus, which costs £17 - £27 and takes 6h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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

easyJet, KLM and six other airlines fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, and Piccadilly in around 5h 25m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Split
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Girona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £390
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£75 - £380
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Chambery
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £350
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Grenoble
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £350
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Mahon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £500
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Bristol to Manchester via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Bus operators
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Prestwich.

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Lufthansa, Aurigny, Aer Lingus and four other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Prestwich. Prices start at £75 per night.

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