There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Bude by train, bus or car

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Train, bus, line 6 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street 6A / ...
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library 6

$62 - $93

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Bus National Express  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Barnstaple National Express
  2. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church 85 / ...

$27 - $31

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$78 - $136

Bus via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station Falcon
  2. Take the bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 12

$51

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bude 128.8 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bude is to bus which costs £21 - £25 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Bude is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Bude. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Bude, The Strand via Barnstaple, Bus Station and Holsworthy, Library. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Bude is 96 miles. The road distance is 128.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bude without a car is to train and bus and line 6 bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Bristol to Bude, including transfers.

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Bristol to Bude bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Bude bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, arrive at Holsworthy, Church station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Bude is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Bristol to Bude.

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The nearest airport to Bude is Newquay (NQY) Airport which is 33.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Exeter (EXT) (50.1 miles), Cardiff (CWL) (65.9 miles) and Bristol (BRS) (89 miles).

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Bude.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Bude, England?

You can take a bus from Bristol to Bude via Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Bus Station, Holsworthy, Church, and Holsworthy, Library in around 6 h 14 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter, St Davids Station to Okehampton, West Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Holsworthy, Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Carmel Coaches
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Holsworthy, Church
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11

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