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from Bristol to Penzance

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Travel Information to Penzance from Bristol

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€34) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $75 (€63) • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 157 miles (254 km) by bus or train between Bristol and Penzance. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Bristol to Penzance.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Bristol to Penzance?

You can travel between Bristol and Penzance 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bristol to Penzance?

The cheapest way to travel to Penzance from Bristol is by taking a bus with an average price of $40 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Penzance:

Taking a bus is about $35 (€29) less than taking a train, which costs on average $75 (€63) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Bristol to Penzance?

The quickest way to travel to Penzance from Bristol is by train, which takes on average 4 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Penzance by bus can take on average 6 h 15 min.

How many miles from Bristol to Penzance would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 157 miles (254 km) between Bristol and Penzance.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Penzance?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Penzance is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Penzance from Bristol 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 Penzance?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Bristol at Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Penzance at Penzance, Station Road.
  • Trains most often depart from Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Penzance at Penzance.
Which travel operators can get me to Penzance from Bristol?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Penzance, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Penzance by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Bristol to Penzance for $40 (€34) on Omio.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Penzance by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Bristol to Penzance tickets on Omio for $75 (€63).
Is there a direct service to Penzance from Bristol?

Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to Penzance with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with National Express.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $40 (€34) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $75 (€63) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Penzance 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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