How to travel from Bristol to London

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from Bristol to London

You can get from Bristol to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bristol to London on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMBristol, City Centre2h45 11:05AMLondon
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06:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street3h05 09:20PMLondon
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06:15PMBristol, City Centre2h55 09:10PMLondon
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07:40AMBristol, City Centre2h55 10:35AMLondon
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08:50AMBristol, City Centre2h10 11:00AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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Travel Information between Bristol and London

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $52 (€47) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Travel 106 miles (171 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Bristol and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bristol to London.

How to get from Bristol to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Bristol to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 63,48% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Bristol to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to London

Travel Tips: Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to London.

There are 4 travel options from Bristol to London: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bristol and London is by taking a bus with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is about $47 (€43) less than taking a train, which costs on average $52 (€47) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from Bristol to London is by train, which takes on average 1 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 10 min.

The distance is approximately 106 miles (171 km) from Bristol to London.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to London is:

  • 6 buses a day.
  • Around 31 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to London from Bristol as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to London:

  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Bristol to London depart from Bristol Temple Meads to London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to London:

  • You can take a bus from Bristol to London with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $4 (€4) with Flixbus from Bristol to London.
  • You can take a train from Bristol to London with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€47) with Great Western Railway from Bristol to London.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with 6 direct buses per day.
  • You can find around 31 direct trains per day and travel with Great Western Railway.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bristol to London.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Bristol to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $52 (€47) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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