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 London to Bristol will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.
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Of the 78 buses that leave London for Bristol every day 78 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 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.
|Distance||106 miles (171 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$3 (€3)|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus|
Buses from London to Bristol cover the 106 miles (171 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Flixbus or Infobus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $3 (€3), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $2 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
For as little as $2 (€1) you can travel by bus from London to Bristol with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 London - 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.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between London and Bristol and when traveling by bus:
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 traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria to Bristol, City Centre.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bristol, City Centre, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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