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from Bristol to Paignton

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Travel Information between Bristol and Paignton

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€26) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 82 miles (132 km) from Bristol to Paignton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Bristol to Paignton.

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Travel from Bristol to Paignton
Travel to Paignton 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 Paignton.
FAQs
How do I get from Bristol to Paignton?

You can travel to Paignton from Bristol 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Paignton?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Paignton is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€25) compared to other travel options to Paignton:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $32 (€26) from Bristol to Paignton.

What is the quickest way to get from Bristol to Paignton?

The quickest way to travel between Bristol and Paignton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Paignton from Bristol?

The distance is approximately 82 miles (132 km) from Bristol to Paignton.

How many services a day are there between Bristol and Paignton?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Paignton is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bristol and Paignton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Bristol to Paignton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Paignton:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Bristol, City Centre to Paignton, Bus Station (stand 12).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Bristol to Paignton depart from Bristol Temple Meads to Paignton.
Which travel operators can get me to Paignton from Bristol?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Paignton:

  • You can travel to Paignton from Bristol by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€25) with National Express from Bristol to Paignton.
  • You can travel to Paignton from Bristol by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€26) with Cross Country from Bristol to Paignton.
Can I travel directly from Bristol to Paignton?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express.

Direct services to Paignton 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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bristol to Paignton?
Your trip from Bristol to Paignton doesn't have to end in Paignton. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Plymouth or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Plymouth or Birmingham to your Bristol to Paignton tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paignton today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Bristol to Paignton online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol to Paignton, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $31 (€25) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $32 (€26) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Paignton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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