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Bus Information to Gloucester from Bristol

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 30 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bristol to Gloucester cover the 32 miles (51 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub).

Bus companies

National Express between Bristol and Gloucester

You can travel by bus between Bristol and Gloucester with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Bristol to Gloucester? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses between Bristol and Gloucester. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 32 miles (51 km) from Bristol to Gloucester.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Bristol to Gloucester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Gloucester
Take the bus to Gloucester 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 Gloucester.
FAQs
How many miles is it from Bristol to Gloucester by bus?
The distance from Bristol to Gloucester by bus is approximately 32 miles (51 km).
How long is a bus between Bristol and Gloucester on average?
The Bristol to Gloucester bus duration is on average 3 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 32 miles (51 km) between Bristol and Gloucester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the bus from Bristol to Gloucester depart from? Which Gloucester bus station do I come into from Bristol?

There are a few bus stations in Bristol to start your route from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). In Gloucester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub), Gloucester, One Stop Stores and Gloucester.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub).

Where is the departure bus station in Bristol located? Where is the arrival bus station in Gloucester located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub) and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Gloucester.

Which bus companies can take me to Gloucester from Bristol?
If you're looking for buses from Bristol to Gloucester, you can rely on National Express to get you to Gloucester. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Bristol to Gloucester route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Bristol to Gloucester? What time is the last bus from Bristol to Gloucester?
You can take the first bus from Bristol to Gloucester at 1: 30 PM. The last bus from Bristol to Gloucester that you can take departs at 1: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bristol to Gloucester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

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