The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Bristol is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 44 m
Buses per day
Of the 60 buses that leave London for Bristol every day 58 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||106 miles (171 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$6 (€5)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, National Express, Megabus or Infobus|
Buses from London to Bristol cover the 106 miles (171 km) long journey taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, National Express, Megabus or Infobus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $6 (€5), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Find the best buses to Bristol from London with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $4 (€4). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus from London to Bristol bus information:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between London and Bristol, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
There have been coach services from the capital to the West Country port of Bristol for centuries, although the advent of motor transport and a motorway has made travel from London a little speedier. Bristol is a major university city so there is a ready market for an economical alternative to the train and there are frequent direct buses from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol seven days a week. Journey times are mostly just over two hours and 30 minutes, with departures available from early morning to late at night.
The UK's national bus operator, National Express, runs daily direct London to Bristol bus services from Victoria Coach Station. With a frequent direct bus timetable on this route, indirect connections are not a requirement for London to Bristol bus connections.
The fastest connections on the 118 mile route west from London to Bristol are the National Express late evening departures, reaching Bristol in two hours and twenty minutes. Depending on traffic conditions and departure times from London, other direct National Express services take from five minutes to an hour longer to reach Bristol.
The National Express daily timetable begins with a departure from London Victoria Coach Station at 7:30 a.m. and continues with buses to Bristol every hour in the morning, then every half hour in the afternoon and evening, until the final departure to Bristol Marlborough Street leaves London just before midnight.
Departure Bus Station: London Victoria Coach Station is located south-west of central London, with frequent city bus routes stopping on Elizabeth Street and Buckingham Palace Road and Underground services on three lines available at the nearby station. The station concourse has baggage storage facilities, coffee shops, a bakery, ATMs, a news vendor and taxi stands.
Arrival Bus Station: Bristol Marlborough Street Coach Station is located just north of Bristol city center, with public transport connections on local bus routes, stopping next to the station and nearby on Haymarket. Facilities on the station concourse include a coffee shop, bakery, news vendor, restrooms and taxi stands.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Bristol most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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