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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. 12

$76 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Falcon / ...
  2. 12

$23 - $46

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  4 h 26 min

  1. 6A

$63 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. 122.3 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Bristol to Launceston via Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station and Pennycomequick, Railway Station in around 5 h 5 min.

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
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Okehampton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
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
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Okehampton, West Street to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Launceston is 153 km. The road distance is 196 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Launceston is to bus which costs £17 - £35 and takes 5 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Launceston is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £19 - £29.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Launceston. However, there are services departing from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road and arriving at Launceston, Westgate Street via Pennycomequick, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Bristol to Launceston, including transfers.