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

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Train via Plymouth  •  4h 46m

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

£74 - £319

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 14m

  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 Truro National Express

£31 - £34

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 50m

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

£46 - £156

Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Truro

£74 - £239

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro 156.8 miles

£23 - £35

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro by buses

The bus journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Truro is around 5h 56m and covers a distance of around 183 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 30m. Operated by Stagecoach South West and National Express, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro bus service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Truro. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 56m
Fastest bus time:
5h 30m
Buses per week:
16
Cheapest price:
£31
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:35
Last bus departs at:
13:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro bus 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) → Truro
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Truro via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Truro is 129 miles. The road distance is 156.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro without a car is to train via Plymouth which takes 4h 46m and costs £70 - £320.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro 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 Truro is to train via Plymouth which takes 4h 46m and costs £70 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £31 - £35 and takes 6h 14m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro.

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  • Distance: 129 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, and Plymouth in around 4h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Truro via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 6h 14m.

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 Truro
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£80 - £230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £230
Great Western Railway
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
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Plymouth to Truro
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
Great Western Railway
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
Great Western Railway
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 Truro
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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