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

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Train via Plymouth  •  4h 30m

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

£69 - £299

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Bus  •  5h 7m

  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 St Austell National Express

£31 - £33

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Bus, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Flcn / ...
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to St Austell

£41 - £136

Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to St Austell

£69 - £229

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell 143.8 miles

£21 - £35

Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and St Austell is around 4h 47m and covers a distance of around 174 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 32m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and First Great Western Service, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in St Austell. Typically 94 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 47m
Fastest journey time:
3h 32m
Journey distance:
174 miles
Services per week:
94
Cheapest price:
£69
Carbon emissions:
15 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 St Austell bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Bristol Airport (BRS) → St Austell
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell is to drive. Taking this option will cost £21 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at St Austell via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and St Austell is 116 miles. The road distance is 143.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 4h 30m and costs £65 - £300.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell 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 St Austell is to train via Plymouth which takes 4h 30m and costs £65 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £31 - £34 and takes 5h 7m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell.

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  • Distance: 116 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, and Plymouth in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to St Austell via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 5h 7m.

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 Austell
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to St Austell
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
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 Austell
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to St Austell
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
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 St Austell
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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