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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2 h 5 m
2 h 29 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Swansea for Bristol every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||58 miles (94 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$11 (€10)|
|Bus providers||Megabus, National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Swansea to Bristol cover the 58 miles (94 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Buy your official National Express and FlixBus bus tickets from Swansea to Bristol from $6 (€5) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.
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 Swansea and Bristol, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
Swansea to Bristol bus information with FlixBus:
traveling the 59 miles between Swansea and Bristol is quick and convenient with both National Express and Megabus operating daily direct services. National Express offers 12 daily services with the first departing at 2:00 a.m. and the last at 11:55 p.m. Most are direct but 3 require a change of coach at Cardiff. Coaches stop at Port Talbot, Bridgend (Sarn), Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens), and Newport. Megabus provides two daily departures. The first departs at 4:30 a.m. and the second and 7:30 p.m. Travel time is around 2 hours and 15minutes with 2 stops, one at Cardiff, Kingsway, and the other at Newport, Queensway.
Buses from Swansea to Bristol depart from the newly renovated Quadrant Bus Station in the centre of the city. The bus station is open from 5.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. from Mondays to Saturdays, and until 8.30 p.m. on Sundays. Passengers seeking access outside these hours can contact staff at the southern entrance. The Quadrant is also the terminus for most routes into Swansea by local buses operated by First South Wales and New Adventure Travel. A cab rank is located to the south side. Swansea railroad Station is around a mile away in the High Street.
Bristol is thriving metropolis with a vibrant student atmosphere and an abundance of parks and green zones. The city is home to museums, theatres and concert halls and an attractive harbourside area. National Express buses from Swansea arrive at Bristol Bus and Coach Station on Malborough Street. The ticket office is open between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays. Local buses operated by First, Stagecoach and ABus provide onward transport to all parts of the city and beyond. Megabus coaches stop at Colston Hall in the city centre near the harbourside and bus station.
When taking the bus between Swansea and Bristol, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Swansea and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Swansea, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Swansea.
The most popular arrival bus station, Bristol, City Centre, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center of Bristol.
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