There are 5 ways to get from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads

$81 - $135

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Bus  •  5 h 42 min

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

$29 - $34

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Ilfracombe, The Bastille to Barnstaple, Rail Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Digby & Sowton
  3. Take the bus from Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal

$50 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) 96 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport 96 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS). However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park and arriving at Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal via Barnstaple and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ilfracombe and Bristol Airport (BRS) is 63 miles. The road distance is 96 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS), including transfers.

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Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Barnstaple station.

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The best way to get from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 42 min.

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Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS).

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There are 973+ hotels available in Bristol Airport (BRS). Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS).
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  • Distance: 62.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Ilfracombe, England and Bristol Airport (BRS), England?

You can take a train from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) via Barnstaple, Barclays Bank, Barnstaple, Bus Station, Barnstaple, Rail Station, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, Bristol Temple Meads, and Temple Meads in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport (BRS) twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Barnstaple to Digby & Sowton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, The Bastille to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sandy Gate, Opp P&R Site to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Barnstaple to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilfracombe to Bristol Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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