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You can now pay by contactless on the South West Falcon: connecting Plymouth with Exeter, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre 24/7
 
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South West Falcon 

Travel safely and make sure you always get to where you need to be when you travel with Stagecoach. Our Falcon bus begins at Plymouth Coach Station, travelling through Exeter, Taunton and Bridgwater, before reaching Bristol Airport and ending at Bristol Cabot Circus.

Discover everything you need to know about the Falcon, and learn how to buy a ticket for the service that runs 24/7, below.

 

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  • Plymouth to Bristol
  • Exeter to Bristol/Plymouth
  • Taunton to Bristol/Plymouth
  • Bristol to  Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth


Why fly by Falcon?


Commonly known as our Bristol Airport coach, the Falcon is one of  our most popular services and connects Devon with Somerset, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre. We make plenty of stops along the  way too, and the Falcon doubles up as a fantastic local service for those living and working around the likes of Exeter, Cullompton, Taunton, Bridgwater and Bristol City.
 
On board our Falcon bus you'll find plenty of perks to make your journey as comfortable as possible, including free Wi-Fi, USB charging points, power sockets and air conditioning for those hot summer days.
 
Our prices are hard to beat too, with an adult return ticket from Plymouth to Bristol coming in at only £28! Return fares are up to 59% cheaper than off peak train prices, and we offer plenty of discounts too - scroll down to our Ticket Prices section to find out more.
 
Here at Stagecoach, we're also dedicated to making our services as accessible as possible. The Falcon offers a dedicated wheelchair space, which can be pre-booked for passengers who need it. Please view our FAQ section for further details, or get in touch with a member of our team - they'll be happy to help!
Contactless
WiFi
USB Charging
 
Timetable

The Falcon runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Plan your journey in advance, with a little bit of help from our Falcon timetable.
 
 
(Please note, timetables may vary over Christmas and New Year)
 
 
Route Map
 

In total, 16 stops make up our Falcon service. View the entire route with our interactive map below.


Fare types available from your Falcon driver: 
  • Single fares
Your Falcon driver can issue you with a ticket for the service you wish to use. You can pay with cash, contactless or via Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Your Falcon driver can issue you with a ticket for the service you wish to use. You can pay with cash, contactless or via Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Your Falcon driver can issue you with a ticket for the service you wish to use. You can pay with cash, contactless or via Apple Pay or Google Pay.
 
Ticket Prices

Whether you're hopping on board the Falcon for one stop, planning a longer journey or making the same trip from A to B as part of your regular commute, you can be confident you'll always receive great value for money when you travel with Stagecoach.

Below you can find ticket prices for various Falcon routes, with our discounted rates available to concessionary pass holders, people under 25 and those aged 60 or above. And don't forget, if you're travelling in a group you're likely to benefit from our group return tickets! Groups of up to 5 people can travel together for just twice the price of a regular adult return ticket.


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single

return

discount
single**

discount 
return**

Plymouth  - Exeter 

£7.50

£8.30

£5

£5.50

Plymouth - Taunton £7.50 £8.30 £5 £5.50
Plymouth - Bristol £24 £28 £10 £15
Exeter - Bristol £14 £16 £9 £10
Taunton - Bristol £7 £8 £4 £5
Brent Knoll - Bristol £6.50 £7 £4 £4
Churchill - Bristol £5 £6 £3 £4

How to buy your Falcon ticket

There are multiple ways to buy a ticket for the Falcon. You can explore the various available   options below: 

From your driver

Your Falcon driver can issue you with a ticket for the service you wish to use. You can pay with cash, contactless or via Apple Pay or Google Pay.
 
Our discounted fares (1/3 off for under 25s, over 60s and for those with concessionary passes) are available for any journey. 
 
Fare types available from your Falcon driver: 
  • Single fares
  • Return fares
  • Day tickets
  • 1-week tickets

If you're uncertain which fare would offer the best value for money, don't hesitate to ask your driver or use our   online tickets finder tool. 


Online

Regularly use our Falcon service? You can pick up a 4-week season ticket - particularly ideal for commuters - online.
 
 

Via megabus.com

You can pre-book seats for journeys between Bristol, Bristol Airport, Taunton, Exeter and Plymouth. Secure your spot and book today via megabus.com.

 

Pre-book through Megabus