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2 h 20 m
2 h 43 m
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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 2 h 43 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .
The slowest bus will take 5 h 20 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.
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 $ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 33 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$7|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Bristol|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
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.