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from Bristol to Paignton

You can get from Bristol to Paignton by train, bus or flight.

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24 May
£21Great Western Railway
£22National Express
25 May
£21Cross Country
£22National Express
26 May
£21Great Western Railway
£23National Express
27 May
£21Great Western Railway
£24National Express
28 May
£25Cross Country
£24National Express
29 May
£10Great Western Railway
£23National Express
30 May
£22Great Western Railway
£23National Express

Travel Information between Bristol and Paignton

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 1 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach 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 1 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Paignton.

Travel Tips: 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.

What are my Bristol to Paignton travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Bristol and Paignton. You can take a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Bristol to Paignton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Paignton:

A coach is £25 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bristol to Paignton costing on average £42.

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

The quickest way to travel between Bristol and Paignton is by train, which takes on average 1 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 35 min   on average.

How far is Paignton from Bristol?

Paignton is approximately 82 miles (132 km) away from Bristol.

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

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Paignton is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bristol, City Centre and tend to arrive in Paignton, Bus Station.
  • Trains from Bristol to Paignton most often leave from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Paignton.

Which travel companies can get me from Bristol to Paignton?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Paignton by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Bristol to Paignton tickets on Omio for £17.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Paignton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Bristol to Paignton tickets on Omio for £42.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Paignton from Bristol ends?

Your journey from Bristol to Paignton doesn't have to end in Paignton. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays 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 trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paignton today!

How early should I book Bristol to Paignton tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Paignton from Bristol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £42 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Paignton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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