How to travel from Bristol to London

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Travel Information between Bristol and London

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€26) • 1 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 106 miles (171 km) from Bristol to London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bristol to London.

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from Bristol to London

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Bristol to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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06:40AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:34AMLondon Paddington (PAD)
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South Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:17AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
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Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:06AMLondon Paddington (PAD)
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Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:34AMLondon Paddington (PAD)
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12:30PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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01:40PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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How to get from Bristol to London

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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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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Bristol to London

National Express, South Western Railway and FlixBus will get you to London from Bristol at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Bristol to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Bristol to London

      FAQs: 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 2 ways to get from Bristol to London: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel to London from Bristol is a bus with an average price of $3 (€3).

      This is compared to other travel options from Bristol to London:

      A bus is $27 (€23) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€26) from Bristol to London.

      The fastest way to get to London from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 34 min.

      Other travel options to London take longer:

      Bus takes 1 h 50 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Bristol to London is:

      • 25 buses per day.
      • 17 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses from Bristol to London most often leave from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in London Waterloo.

      The following travel companies offer services from Bristol to London:

      • Travel with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus for buses to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Bristol to London tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).
      • Great Western Rail or South Western Railway can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from Bristol to London for $31 (€26) on Omio.

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

      • You'll find 25 direct buses a day to London with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus.
      • You'll find 17 direct trains a day to London with Great Western Rail.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, 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!
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