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.
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12 h 30 m
13 h 3 m
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It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Bristol without transferring at least once.
|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Average bus duration||12 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$35 (€31)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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