How to get to Barnsley from Bristol

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from Bristol to Barnsley

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

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

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Travel Information between Bristol and Barnsley

distanceDistance151 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£36 - £72
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 9 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £72 • 3 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or CrossCountry

Travel 151 miles by train or coach from Bristol to Barnsley. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bristol to Barnsley.

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Find the best trip to Barnsley from Bristol with CrossCountry and FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Bristol and 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 Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Bristol to Barnsley

      FAQs: Travel to Barnsley 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 Barnsley.

      You can get from Bristol to Barnsley 2 different ways: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Barnsley is a coach with an average price of £36.

      This is compared to other travel options from Bristol to Barnsley:

      A coach is £37 less than a train with an average ticket price of £72 from Bristol to Barnsley.

      The quickest way to travel from Bristol to Barnsley is by train, which takes on average 3 h 27 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Barnsley by coach takes 9 h 35 min on average.

      The distance between Bristol and Barnsley is around 151 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Bristol to Barnsley is:

      • 5 coaches a day.
      • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

      The following travel companies offer services from Bristol to Barnsley:

      • Travel with FlixBus or Megabus to go to Barnsley by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Bristol to Barnsley tickets on Omio for £25.
      • CrossCountry can take you to Barnsley by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for CrossCountry from Bristol to Barnsley for £72.

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

      • You'll find 3 direct coaches a day to Barnsley with FlixBus or Megabus.

      Direct services to Barnsley 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 journey.

      Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Barnsley? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Barnsley usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester or Skegness. If you're looking to explore London, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester or Skegness from Barnsley, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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