Cheap bus tickets from Cardiff to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Cheapest

$6

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 Cardiff to Bristol will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.

05:15AMCardiff2h00 07:15AMBristol
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$61One-way
05:15AMCardiff1h15 06:30AMBristol, City Centre
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$61One-way
05:10AMCardiff2h05 07:15AMBristol
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$61One-way
05:10AMCardiff1h20 06:30AMBristol, City Centre
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$61One-way
03:40AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h05 04:45AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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$101One-way

Bus schedule from Cardiff to Bristol

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01:45AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h00 02:45AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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03:40AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h05 04:45AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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05:10AMCardiff2h05 07:15AMBristol
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05:10AMCardiff1h20 06:30AMBristol, City Centre
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05:15AMCardiff2h00 07:15AMBristol
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05:15AMCardiff1h15 06:30AMBristol, City Centre
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05:45AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h10 06:55AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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06:30AMCardiff1h00 07:30AMBristol, City Centre
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06:35AMCardiff0h55 07:30AMBristol, City Centre
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07:20AMCardiff1h20 08:40AMBristol, City Centre
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07:20AMCardiff1h05 08:25AMBristol
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07:25AMCardiff1h15 08:40AMBristol, City Centre
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07:25AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h25 08:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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07:25AMCardiff1h00 08:25AMBristol
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09:10AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h10 10:20AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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09:30AMCardiff1h00 10:30AMBristol
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09:30AMCardiff1h15 10:45AMBristol, City Centre
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09:35AMCardiff1h10 10:45AMBristol, City Centre
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09:35AMCardiff0h55 10:30AMBristol
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11:25AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h10 12:35PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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01:00PMCardiff1h05 02:05PMBristol, City Centre
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01:05PMCardiff1h00 02:05PMBristol, City Centre
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01:55PMCardiff1h05 03:00PMBristol, City Centre
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01:55PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h10 03:05PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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02:00PMCardiff1h00 03:00PMBristol, City Centre
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03:05PMCardiff1h05 04:10PMBristol, City Centre
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03:10PMCardiff1h00 04:10PMBristol, City Centre
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03:45PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h20 05:05PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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04:50PMCardiff1h20 06:10PMBristol, City Centre
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04:50PMCardiff1h05 05:55PMBristol
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04:55PMCardiff1h00 05:55PMBristol
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04:55PMCardiff1h15 06:10PMBristol, City Centre
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05:45PMCardiff, Sophia Gardens1h20 07:05PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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06:20PMCardiff0h55 07:15PMBristol
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06:20PMCardiff1h10 07:30PMBristol, City Centre
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06:25PMCardiff0h50 07:15PMBristol
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06:25PMCardiff1h05 07:30PMBristol, City Centre
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Jan 21
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Jan 22
$9Great Western Railway
$5Flixbus
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Jan 23
$9Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
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Jan 24
$10Great Western Railway
$9National Express
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Jan 25
$12Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
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Jan 26
$12Great Western Railway
$3Flixbus
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Jan 27
$12Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
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Jan 28
$12Great Western Railway
$3Flixbus
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Jan 29
$9Great Western Railway
$3Flixbus
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Jan 30
$9Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
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Jan 31
$27Great Western Railway
$9National Express
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Feb 1
$11Great Western Railway
$3Flixbus
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Feb 2
$27Great Western Railway
$13National Express
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$12Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
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Feb 4
$27Great Western Railway
$9National Express
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Feb 5
$12Great Western Railway
$2Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$22Great Western Railway
$9National Express
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Bus times from Cardiff to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jan 21

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Buses per day

37

Distance

41 km

Of the 37 buses that leave Cardiff for Bristol every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 41 km distance in an average of 1 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 5 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
06:25PMCardiff0h50 07:15PMBristol
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$101One-way
2nd Fastest
06:20PMCardiff0h55 07:15PMBristol
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$101One-way
2nd Fastest
09:35AMCardiff0h55 10:30AMBristol
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$101One-way
2nd Fastest
06:35AMCardiff0h55 07:30AMBristol, City Centre
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$101One-way
01:05PMCardiff1h00 02:05PMBristol, City Centre
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$101One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cardiff to Bristol

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
durationAverage bus duration55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$4 (€3)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Cardiff to Bristol cover the 25 miles (40 km) long journey taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $2 (€2), but the average price of bus tickets is $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Bus companies: National Express from Cardiff to Bristol

Buy your official National Express bus tickets to Bristol from Cardiff from $2 (€2) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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 Cardiff - Bristol 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 purchasing your National Express bus tickets from Cardiff to Bristol, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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: Bus to Bristol from Cardiff

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus from Cardiff to Bristol cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Bristol from Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $2 (€2)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a bus from Cardiff to Bristol?

If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Bristol bus to cost on average $4 (€3)  one way.

How far is it from Cardiff to Bristol by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bristol from Cardiff by bus to be approximately 25 miles (40 km).

How long is a bus between Cardiff and Bristol on average?

On average the Cardiff to Bristol bus time is 55 min  covering the 25 miles (40 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure bus station in Cardiff and arrival bus station in Bristol?

Some of the Cardiff bus stations to Bristol you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bristol include Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Bristol, City Centre.

Where is the Cardiff bus station located? Where is the Bristol bus station located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city center of Cardiff. The most popular arrival bus station in Bristol, called Bristol, City Centre, is located around 0.5 miles (765 m) away from its city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Cardiff to Bristol?

For the route from Cardiff to Bristol you can take a bus with National Express or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Cardiff to Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When does the first bus depart from Cardiff to Bristol? When does the last bus depart from Cardiff to Bristol?

The earliest bus departing from Cardiff to Bristol leaves at 5: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Cardiff to Bristol leaves at 1: 40 PM. You can find the latest Cardiff to Bristol bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Cardiff to Bristol bus tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way bus ticket from Cardiff to Bristol is on average $4 (€3) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Cardiff and Bristol available a few months in advance.