There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Dartmouth by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 12 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Churston, Dartmouth Road 12

$63 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Brixham National Express

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R Falcon
  2. Take the train from Digby & Sowton to Paignton

$45 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dartmouth 116.5 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Dartmouth. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Kingswear, Banjo via Brixham, Town Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Dartmouth is 88 miles. The road distance is 116.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dartmouth without a car is to train and line 12 bus which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Bristol to Dartmouth, including transfers.

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

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Bristol to Dartmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brixham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Dartmouth is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Bristol to Dartmouth.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Dartmouth. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Dartmouth.
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  • Distance: 88.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Dartmouth once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Digby & Sowton to Paignton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newton Abbot, Rail Station to Churston, Dartmouth Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Sandy Gate, Sowton P&R
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Brixham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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