There are 6 ways to get from Bristol to Padstow 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, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. 11A

$88 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 34 min

  1. National Express

$22 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach South West  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Falcon
  2. 11

$54

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. 158 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. BHX - NQY

$124 - $432

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. LGW - NQY

$127 - $324

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

National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Padstow once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Pennycomequick, Railway Station to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canon's Marsh, Anchor Road to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Padstow is 193 km. The road distance is 253 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Padstow is to bus which costs £16 - £20 and takes 5 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Padstow is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs £25 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Padstow Bus Terminus via Bodmin, Priory House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Bristol to Padstow, including transfers.