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

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Train, bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow Bus Terminus 11A

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 45m

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

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Plymouth  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill 11A

Train Great Western Railway, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Bodmin Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow Bus Terminus 11A

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Padstow 158 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Padstow is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Padstow is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Padstow Bus Terminus via Bodmin, Priory House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Bristol and Padstow is 120 miles. The road distance is 158 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Padstow without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 44m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Bristol to Padstow, including transfers.

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

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Bristol to Padstow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bodmin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Padstow is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Bristol to Padstow.

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There are 1417+ hotels available in Padstow. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Padstow.
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  • Distance: 120.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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 4h 30m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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 Bodmin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express

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