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

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Bus  •  1 h 34 min

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

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, line 66 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the line 66 bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Painswick, St Mary's Church 66

$42 - $63

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Painswick 35.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Painswick 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Painswick is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Painswick is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Painswick. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Painswick, St Mary's Church via Stroud, Merrywalks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Painswick is 29 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Painswick without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Bristol to Painswick, including transfers.

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

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Bristol to Painswick bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stroud station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Painswick is 35 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Bristol to Painswick.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Painswick. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Painswick once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Stroud
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheltenham, Promenade to Painswick, St Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol to Painswick
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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