Edinburgh to Bristol bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

41

Average

58

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.

Cheapest
08:45AMEdinburgh12h30 09:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
411One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:10PMEdinburgh12h55 10:05AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
461One-way
10:45AMEdinburgh14h05 12:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
521One-way
09:50PMEdinburgh12h45 10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
951One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Bristol

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, May 20
08:45AMEdinburgh12h30 09:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
10:45AMEdinburgh14h05 12:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
09:10PMEdinburgh12h55 10:05AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
09:50PMEdinburgh12h45 10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer

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Bus times from Edinburgh to Bristol

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

12 h 30 m

Average

13 h 3 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

502 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Bristol without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:45AMEdinburgh12h30 09:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
411One-way
2nd Fastest
09:50PMEdinburgh12h45 10:35AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
951One-way
09:10PMEdinburgh12h55 10:05AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
461One-way
10:45AMEdinburgh14h05 12:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
1 transfer
521One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Bristol

distanceDistance311 miles (501 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€31)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Bristol cover the 311 miles (501 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $35 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Edinburgh to Bristol

You can travel by bus from Edinburgh to Bristol with National Express and FlixBus for as low as $19 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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FlixBus

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 Edinburgh - 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: $28

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $19

Travel Tips: Bus to Bristol from Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh to Bristol.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Edinburgh and Bristol for as low as $19 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Bristol bus price to come in at an average of $35 (€31)  one way.
The Edinburgh to Bristol bus distance is approximately 311 miles (501 km).
The Edinburgh to Bristol bus duration is on average 12 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 311 miles (501 km) between Edinburgh and Bristol. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a bus from Edinburgh, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). When you arrive in Bristol, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Edinburgh Waverley   to Bristol, City Centre.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the bus station to the city center in Bristol.

When taking a bus from Edinburgh to Bristol, you can count on Flixbus 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 Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
The earliest bus departing from Edinburgh to Bristol leaves at 7: 45 AM. The last bus departing from Edinburgh to Bristol leaves at 10: 30 PM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Bristol bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Edinburgh to Bristol bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $35 (€31). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Edinburgh to Bristol. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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