The cheapest buses from Bristol to Swindon

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Cheapest

$9

Average

$10

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bristol to Swindon will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.

Cheapest
06:40AMBristol, Marlborough Street1h40 08:20AMSwindon
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$91One-way
Cheapest
04:55AMBristol, Marlborough Street0h55 05:50AMSwindon
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$91One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:20AMBristol, City Centre1h10 08:30AMSwindon, Stratton Park
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$101One-way

Timetable Bristol to Swindon

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04:55AMBristol, Marlborough Street0h55 05:50AMSwindon
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06:40AMBristol, Marlborough Street1h40 08:20AMSwindon
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07:20AMBristol, City Centre1h10 08:30AMSwindon, Stratton Park
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The fastest buses from Bristol to Swindon

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Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

58 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Bristol for Swindon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 58 km distance in an average of 1 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:55AMBristol, Marlborough Street0h55 05:50AMSwindon
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$91One-way
2nd Fastest
07:20AMBristol, City Centre1h10 08:30AMSwindon, Stratton Park
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$101One-way
06:40AMBristol, Marlborough Street1h40 08:20AMSwindon
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$91One-way

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Bus Information from Bristol to Swindon

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bristol to Swindon cover the 35 miles (57 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 10 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 $9 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Swindon.

Bus companies

Bristol to Swindon with National Express

National Express buses will get you between Bristol and Swindon from $9 (€7). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Swindon bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $9

When you buy your National Express bus tickets between Bristol and Swindon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Buses from Bristol to Swindon

Swindon is 40 miles from Bristol. There is one bus a day from Bristol to Swindon. The journey takes between 1 hour 55 minutes and 2 hours 10 minutes. Buses leave from Bristol Bus Station, which is situated on Marlborough Street. There is a 14-minute walk from Bristol Cathedral and 30 minutes walk from the SS Great Britain, which was the first iron steamship to cross the Atlantic. Buses arrive at Swindon Bus Station, which is situated on Prospect Hill. This is a 12-minute walk from the Brunel Shopping Centre. Buses on this route are operated by National Express.

Getting into Swindon by Bus

Swindon is one of the biggest cities in the west of England and has plenty to interest visitors. There is a fascinating Museum of the Great Western railroad and the elegant architecture of Lydiard House while the ancient stone circles at Avebury are not far away as well. Buses from Bristol to Swindon stop at the town's main bus station on Manchester Road. If you are heading to attractions in the south-eastern part of Swindon, National Express buses also stop at Sussex Square as well as Coate - a beautiful country park just outside the town.

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Buses from Bristol to Swindon
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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets to Swindon from Bristol cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Bristol and Swindon for the next 7 days starting from $9 (€7)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus to Swindon from Bristol?
The bus price between Bristol and Swindon is on average $9 (€7)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Bristol to Swindon by bus?
The distance from Bristol to Swindon by bus is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
How long is the bus ride from Bristol to Swindon?
The Bristol to Swindon bus duration is on average 1 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (57 km) from Bristol to Swindon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Bristol and arrival bus station in Swindon?

Some of the Bristol bus stations to Swindon you can start your journey from include Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Swindon include Swindon, Swindon, Bus Station (New Bridge Close) and Swindon, Freshbrook.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in Swindon.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bristol.

The most popular arrival bus station, Swindon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Swindon.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Bristol to Swindon?
Take the Bristol to Swindon bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route from Bristol to Swindon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Bristol to Swindon? What time is the last bus from Bristol to Swindon?
The earliest bus departing from Bristol to Swindon leaves at 6: 20 AM. The last bus departing from Bristol to Swindon leaves at 4: 35 PM. You can find the latest Bristol to Swindon bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Bristol to Swindon bus tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy the Bristol to Swindon bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $9 (€7). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Swindon from Bristol. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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