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London to Bristol

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01:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h2004:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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04:00London, Victoria Coach Station5h2009:20Bristol, Marlborough Street
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07:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3010:00Bristol, Marlborough Street
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08:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3511:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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09:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h4012:10Bristol, Marlborough Street
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h4013:10Bristol, Marlborough Street
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h4514:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
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12:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3514:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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12:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3515:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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13:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3515:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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13:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3516:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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14:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3516:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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14:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h4017:10Bristol, Marlborough Street
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15:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3518:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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16:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3519:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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17:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h4020:10Bristol, Marlborough Street
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18:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3521:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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19:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3521:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h2522:25Bristol, Marlborough Street
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21:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3023:30Bristol, Marlborough Street
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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h2000:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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23:59London, Victoria Coach Station2h2102:20Bristol, Marlborough Street
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The fastest buses

from London
to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

2h 20m

Average

2h 43m

Buses per day

22

Distance

171 km

Of the 22 bus that leave London for Bristol every day 21 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2h 43m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2h 20m .

The slowest bus will take 5h 20m 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.

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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h2000:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$151One-way
2nd Fastest
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23:59London, Victoria Coach Station2h2102:20Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$151One-way
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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h2522:25Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$321One-way
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21:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h3023:30Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$231One-way
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07:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3010:00Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$321One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Fri
Jul 19
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$11National Express
$362Aurigny Air Services
Sat
Jul 20
$49Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$324Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jul 21
$46Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$351Aurigny Air Services
Mon
Jul 22
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$341Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Jul 23
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$377Aurigny Air Services
Wed
Jul 24
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$343Aer Lingus
Thu
Jul 25
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$353Aer Lingus
Fri
Jul 26
$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$232KLM
Sat
Jul 27
$42Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$244KLM
Sun
Jul 28
$29Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$353KLM
Mon
Jul 29
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$278Aer Lingus
Tue
Jul 30
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$246Aer Lingus
Wed
Jul 31
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$259Aer Lingus
Thu
Aug 1
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$297Aer Lingus
Fri
Aug 2
$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$210KLM
Sat
Aug 3
$21South Western Railway
$8National Express
$207KLM
Sun
Aug 4
$21South Western Railway
$8National Express
$249Aer Lingus
Mon
Aug 5
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$243Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Aug 6
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$253Aer Lingus
Wed
Aug 7
$69Great Western Railway
$36National Express
$235Aer Lingus
Thu
Aug 8
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$259Aurigny Air Services

The cheapest buses

from London
to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

$12

Average

$24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bristol will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

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01:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h2004:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$121One-way
2nd Cheapest
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23:59London, Victoria Coach Station2h2102:20Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$151One-way
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22:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h2000:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$151One-way
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13:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3516:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$171One-way
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12:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h3515:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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$171One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Bristol Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 46 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $8
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Bristol
Distance:171 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from London to Bristol

Buses from London to Bristol start departing at 7:30 a.m. There is at least one trip every hour up until 11:59 p.m. when the last bus departs, with a couple of periods in the day where there are two buses departing an hour. The time taken for this journey varies between 2 hours 20 minutes at the quickest and 2 hours 55 minutes for the slowest.

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London to Bristol Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from London to Bristol when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€23

1 Day in Advance

€22

1 Week in Advance

€13

2 Weeks in Advance

€12

1 Month in Advance

€6

3 Months in Advance

€6

London to Bristol Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than flying or taking the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 2:20 h to arrive in Bristol.

  • autobus All London to Bristol buses are run by National Express.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, departing from London's Victoria bus station and arriving at Bristol Marlborough Street bus station.
  • autobus Traveling from London to Bristol by bus takes as little as 2 hours and 20 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Bristol bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Bristol buses decrease the further they are booked in advance :

  • It is 4% cheaper to book a London to Bristol bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to purchasing a ticket at the bus station.
  • It is 43% cheaper to book a London to Bristol bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • London to Bristol bus tickets are 74% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Departing London by Bus

This global city needs no introduction, being one of the most influential and visited cities in the world and for a good reason. Popular attractions to get you started include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London. After a long day of sightseeing you'll have worked up an appetite, and you're in the best place to have it! There's no end of culinary options in this multicultural city. London is said to have the best Indian food outside of Asia, or delve into London's buzzing Chinatown for its colorful restaurants, bakeries, and supermarkets. After dinner, catch the latest musical in London's West End.

Buses from London to Bristol leave mainly from London Victoria Coach Station. The coach station, which is the largest one of its kind in the country, is in the western part of central London, a few hundred meters along from the London Victoria railway and underground station complex. For that reason, ​the coach station is easy to reach on the Victoria, District and Circle lines on the tube, as well as on National Rail trains from the south of London and Gatwick Airport. An extensive bus network including night buses are also available, as well as taxis.

Arriving in Bristol by Bus

Bristol is an interesting and quirky city, with a reputation for arts, film, and music. People with an interest in culture will have much to explore here. Stroll the streets to see works by world-renowned street artist Banksy, or if you're looking for retail therapy visit Cabot Circus shopping center, a huge complex with shops, restaurants, and a cinema. The renovated harborside should also be included in anyone's itinerary - there you'll find museums, cafes, and restaurants, as well as bars and nightclubs, some on boats docked in the harbor. A visit to the annual hot air Balloon Festival is sure to provide a stunning visual experience, it's one of the best of its kind in Europe and draws in large crowds every day.

Buses from Cardiff to Bristol arrive at Bristol Bus Station, in the center of the city. Bristol Bus Station is approximately 2 km away from Bristol Temple Meads mainline railway station. From there you can get trains to Bristol Airport. Bristol has an extensive bus network, which includes night buses. Taxis are also available from the city center.

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Best fares for buses from London to Bristol

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Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
22:002h 20m00:20
LondonBristol
Mon, Jul 22
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National Express
01:003h 20m04:20
LondonBristol
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
09:002h 40m11:40
LondonBristol
Fastest Buses from London to Bristol by duration
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
22:002h 20m00:20
LondonBristol
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
National Express
21:302h 20m23:50
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Fri, Aug 2
Bus
National Express
22:002h 20m00:20
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Return Journeys for Buses from Bristol to London
Sun, Jul 21
Bus
National Express
02:452h 35m05:20
BristolLondon
Mon, Jul 22
Bus
National Express
13:302h 35m16:05
BristolLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Bus
National Express
14:002h 50m16:50
BristolLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

Amenities

Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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