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Bus Information from Bristol to Canterbury

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$16 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bristol to Canterbury cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 5 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $16 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express from Bristol to Canterbury

National Express buses will get you from Bristol to Canterbury from $16 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Bristol to Canterbury, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 158 miles (255 km) from Bristol to Canterbury and pay as low as $16 (€13) if you book in advance.

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 Bristol and Canterbury, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Bristol to Canterbury, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Bristol to Canterbury:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bristol to Canterbury
Take the bus to Canterbury 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 Canterbury.
How much do cheap buses to Canterbury from Bristol cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bristol to Canterbury buses for as little as $16 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Canterbury from Bristol on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bristol to Canterbury bus price to come in at an average of $16 (€13)  one way.
How far is Canterbury from Bristol by bus?
The bus distance from Bristol to Canterbury is around 158 miles (255 km).
What is the Bristol to Canterbury bus travel time?
The Bristol to Canterbury bus duration is on average 5 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 158 miles (255 km) to Canterbury from Bristol. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Bristol to Canterbury, which bus station in Bristol do I depart from and which bus station in Canterbury do I arrive in?

When taking the bus to Canterbury from Bristol, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Where is the bus station in Bristol? Where is the bus station in Canterbury?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Bristol Temple Meads, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bristol. The most popular arrival bus station in Canterbury, called Canterbury, Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Bristol to Canterbury?
For the best Bristol to Canterbury bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Canterbury from Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Bristol to Canterbury?
You can take the first bus from Bristol to Canterbury at 6: 45 AM. The last bus from Bristol to Canterbury that you can take departs at 4: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bristol to Canterbury schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Bristol and Canterbury for the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Bristol to Canterbury within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€13) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Bristol to Canterbury are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Canterbury (Bus Station)
Canterbury (Park And Ride)
Canterbury Bus Station
University Of Kent (Canterbury)