There are 11 ways to get from Bristol to Lancashire by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$90 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$30 - $39

9 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston

$117 - $187

Bus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M35
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Clitheroe

$44 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Lancashire 199.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$98 - $278

Fly Bristol to Chester, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  2. Take the train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn

$146 - $283

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$115 - $287

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$169 - $427

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$109 - $280

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Blackburn

$142 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Lancashire is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Lancashire is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Lancashire is 165 miles. The road distance is 199.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Bristol to Lancashire, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Hurst Green, Bailey Green Cottage via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 32) and Longridge, Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Langho via Birmingham New Street, Preston and Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Lancashire via Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Rail Stn (Subway), Manchester City Centre, Victoria Station (Urbis), and Manchester Victoria in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Lancashire via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 32), and Longridge, Post Office in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Langho
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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