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

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 via Plymouth  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway

$188 - $304

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

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

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway

$80 - $162

Bus, train, line 95 bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road X1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Weston-super-Mare to Bodmin Parkway
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Wadebridge Bus Station 11A
  4. Take the line 95 bus from Wadebridge Bus Station to Tintagel, Visitor Centre 94 / ...

$84 - $156

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Tintagel 141.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Tintagel is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Tintagel is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Tintagel. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Tintagel, Visitor Centre via Bodmin, The Shire House Mount Folly and Camelford, Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Tintagel is 109 miles. The road distance is 141.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Tintagel without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs £140 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Bristol to Tintagel, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bristol to Tintagel is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs £140 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Tintagel is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Bristol to Tintagel.

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  • Distance: 109 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Tintagel via Plymouth and Bodmin Parkway in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Tintagel once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 30 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 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 Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
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
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
39 min
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 Bristol Temple Meads to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Weston-super-Mare to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bodmin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Weston-super-Mare, Swiss Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Wadebridge Bus Station to Tintagel, Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First

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