Barnstaple to Bristol bus

Cheap bus tickets from Barnstaple to Bristol

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15

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08:50AMBarnstaple, Silver Street2h50 11:40AMBristol, City Centre
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Bus times from Barnstaple to Bristol

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Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

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2 h 50 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

110 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Barnstaple for Bristol every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:50AMBarnstaple, Silver Street2h50 11:40AMBristol, City Centre
0 transfers
151One-way

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Overview: Bus from Barnstaple to Bristol

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMegabus or National Express

Buses from Barnstaple to Bristol cover the 68 miles (109 km) long route taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Barnstaple and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Bus companies: National Express from Barnstaple to Bristol

For as little as $11 (€10) you can travel by bus from Barnstaple to Bristol with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Barnstaple and Bristol, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $18

Buses from Barnstaple to Bristol

Getting from Barnstaple to Bristol by bus is a more relaxing and straightforward journey than traveling by train. The schedule varies throughout the week with at least one daily direct departure and one or two connecting routes. It is sometimes quicker to take a connecting route than a direct service but all journeys take between three and three and a half hours. Departures are from Barnstaple Silver Street Bus Station with routes terminating at Bristol Marlborough Street Bus Station.

Which bus companies travel from Barnstaple to Bristol?

All buses from Barnstaple to Bristol are operated by National Express, which has a part British and a part multinational ownership. The National Express fleet is made up of modern and comfortable buses with standard onboard facilities of air conditioning or heating, WiFi and toilets. Some buses also have individual power outlets.

How long is the bus from Barnstaple to Bristol?

Direct buses to Bristol from Barnstaple take approximately three hours ten minutes to make the journey while connecting routes have an actual journey time of just under three hours and a short waiting time for transfers. Connections are all made at Taunton.

How many buses are there from Barnstaple to Bristol?

The schedule for buses from Barnstaple to Bristol varies throughout the week but there is one direct departure every day and one or two connecting routes in operation. All departures are in the morning.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Barnstaple to Bristol?

Departure bus station: All buses to Bristol from Barnstaple start their journey at the Barnstaple Silver Street Bus Station. This is centrally located near the junction of Queen Street and Silver Street while the town centre and Barnstaple Train Station are both just a short walk away. It is served by cabs and local buses as well as long-distance buses. Among the facilities at Barnstaple Silver Street Bus Station are toilets, a waiting room, ATMs, food shops, fast food kiosks and a coffee shop. 

Arrival bus station: Buses from Barnstaple to Bristol complete their journey at Bristol Marlborough Street Bus Station, which can be found in the Haymarket district of the town. It is just a short walk from the city-centre shops and the attractions of the River Severn waterfront. Bus station facilities include toilets, a waiting room, a newsagent, coffee shop and food kiosks.

Travel Tips: Bus to Bristol from Barnstaple

Take the bus to Bristol 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 Barnstaple to Bristol.
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Bus tickets to Bristol from Barnstaple for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $11 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.
The bus price from Barnstaple to Bristol is on average $18 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The bus distance from Barnstaple to Bristol is around 68 miles (109 km).
On average the Barnstaple to Bristol bus time is 2 h 50 min  covering the 68 miles (109 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barnstaple   and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Barnstaple, which is located around 0.5 miles (776 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bristol, City Centre, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center.

When taking a bus from Barnstaple to Bristol, you can count on Megabus or National Express for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Bristol from Barnstaple and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from Barnstaple to Bristol. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Megabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Barnstaple to Bristol. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Barnstaple to Bristol leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Barnstaple to Bristol leaves at 9: 45 AM. You can find the latest Barnstaple to Bristol bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets to Bristol from Barnstaple within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Barnstaple to Bristol a few months in advance.

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