How to travel from Barnsley to Bristol

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Travel Information from Barnsley to Bristol

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$38 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€33) • 9 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $80 (€70) • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or CrossCountry

Travel 151 miles (244 km) by train or bus from Barnsley to Bristol. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Barnsley to Bristol.

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from Barnsley to Bristol

How to get from Barnsley to Bristol by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Barnsley to Bristol is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Barnsley and Bristol on FlixBus and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Bristol from Barnsley. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Barnsley to Bristol

      FAQs: Travel to Bristol 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 Barnsley to Bristol.

      There are 2 options to travel to Bristol from Barnsley including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Bristol from Barnsley is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€33).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Barnsley to Bristol:

      A bus is $42 (€37) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Barnsley to Bristol costing on average $80 (€70).

      The fastest way from Barnsley to Bristol is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 19 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Bristol that take longer:

      Getting to Bristol by bus takes 9 h on average.

      You should expect to travel around 151 miles (244 km) between Barnsley and Bristol.

      The average frequency per day from Barnsley to Bristol is:

      • 12 buses a day.
      • 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bristol from Barnsley as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barnsley to Bristol:

      • Buses most often depart from Barnsley at Barnsley, Interchange and arrive in Bristol at Bristol, Airport Bus Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Barnsley and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

      The following travel companies offer services from Barnsley to Bristol:

      • Travel with FlixBus, Megabus or National Express for buses to Bristol. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Barnsley to Bristol tickets on Omio for $33 (€29).
      • CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) can take you to Bristol by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for CrossCountry from Barnsley to Bristol for $80 (€70).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Barnsley to Bristol with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct bus to Bristol with FlixBus or Megabus with 2 direct buses per day.

      Direct services to Bristol tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Your trip from Barnsley to Bristol doesn't have to end in Bristol. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff, Manchester, Bath or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Cardiff, Manchester, Bath or Birmingham to your Barnsley to Bristol tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bristol today!

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