The cheapest buses from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Cheapest

$36

Average

$42

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bristol to Penzance will cost around $ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 36.

Cheapest
01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h05 08:20PMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
$361One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street7h40 06:15PMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h45 08:00PMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h30 12:15AMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way
11:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h35 07:20AMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
$481One-way

Timetable Bristol to Penzance

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10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street7h40 06:15PMPenzance, Station Road
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01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h05 08:20PMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h45 08:00PMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
05:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h30 12:15AMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
11:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h35 07:20AMPenzance, Station Road
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Mon
Oct 18
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$42National Express
Tue
Oct 19
$58Great Western Railway
$36National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$57Great Western Railway
$29National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$58Great Western Railway
$42National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$73Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$58Great Western Railway
$41National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$57Great Western Railway
$30National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$58Great Western Railway
$42National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$73Great Western Railway
$42National Express

The fastest buses from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

6 h 30 m

Average

7 h 7 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

255 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Bristol for Penzance every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 255 km distance in an average of 7 h 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h30 12:15AMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h45 08:00PMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way
01:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h05 08:20PMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
$361One-way
11:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h35 07:20AMPenzance, Station Road
0 changes
$481One-way
10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street7h40 06:15PMPenzance, Station Road
1 changes
$421One-way

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Bus Information between Bristol and Penzance

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$38 (€31)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Bristol to Penzance cover the 157 miles (254 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€24), but the average price of bus tickets is $38 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Penzance, Station Road.

Bus companies

National Express buses between Bristol and Penzance

Travel from Bristol to Penzance from $29 (€24) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus between Bristol and Penzance, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 157 miles (254 km) from Bristol to Penzance and pay as low as $29 (€24) if you book in advance.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Bristol and Penzance, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Bristol and Penzance, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Bristol and Penzance are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bristol to Penzance
Take the bus to Penzance easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Penzance.
FAQs
How much are cheap buses from Bristol to Penzance?
Bus tickets between Bristol and Penzance for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $29 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Bristol and Penzance on average?
The bus price from Bristol to Penzance is on average $38 (€31)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Penzance from Bristol by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Bristol and Penzance by bus to be approximately 157 miles (254 km).
What is the Bristol to Penzance bus travel time?
On average the Bristol to Penzance bus travel time is 6 h 30 min  for the 157 miles (254 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Bristol to Penzance do I depart from? Which Penzance bus station from Bristol do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in Penzance, Station Road.

Where is the bus station in Bristol? Where is the bus station in Penzance?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Bristol Temple Meads, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bristol. The most popular arrival bus station in Penzance, called Penzance, Station Road, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Bristol to Penzance?
Take the Bristol to Penzance bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Penzance from Bristol as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first bus from Bristol to Penzance? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the first bus from Bristol to Penzance at 9: 35 AM. The last bus from Bristol to Penzance that you can take departs at 10: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bristol to Penzance schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy bus tickets to Penzance from Bristol to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Bristol and Penzance within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Bristol to Penzance a few months in advance.

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