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There are 3 ways to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 26m

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

£92 - £330

2 alternative options

Train, line 10 bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath 150.7 miles

£23 - £35

Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between Bristol Temple Meads and Polzeath is around 7h 50m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 9m. Operated by First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and Transport for Cornwall, the Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath service departs from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 50m
Fastest journey time:
4h 9m
Journey distance:
178 miles
Services per week:
17
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:47
Last service departs at:
18:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath train and bus schedules

Bristol Temple Meads → Polzeath
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath is to drive, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 43m.

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The distance between Bristol Temple Meads and Polzeath is 119 miles. The road distance is 150.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £90 - £330.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Polzeath. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Bristol Temple Meads, England and Polzeath, England?

You can take a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Polzeath via Plymouth and Bodmin Parkway in around 3h 26m.

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 Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
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 Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £130
Bus operators
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Transport for Cornwall

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