How to travel from Bristol to Poole

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from Bristol to Poole

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

Our recommendation
train

To get from Bristol to Poole on Jul 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:42AMBristol Temple Meads3h02 11:44AMParkstone (Dorset)
1 transfer
471One-way
Cheapest
07:45PMBristol, Marlborough Street7h00 02:45AMPoole, Parkstone
1 transfer
161One-way
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09:45AMBristol Temple Meads2h59 12:44PMParkstone (Dorset)
1 transfer
471One-way
07:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h01 01:01AMPoole, Parkstone
1 transfer
211One-way
11:15AMBristol, Marlborough Street6h33 05:48PMPoole, Parkstone
1 transfer
251One-way

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Travel Information between Bristol and Poole

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $51 (€46) • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 57 miles (92 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Bristol and Poole. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Poole.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Poole

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

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Poole is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Poole:

A flight is generally $31 (€28) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $31 (€28) from Bristol to Poole.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same journey. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Bristol to Poole.

Taking a flight is usually $51 (€46) less than taking a train to Poole, which costs on average $51 (€46) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Poole from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 51 min.

Other travel options to Poole can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 1 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km) from Bristol to Poole.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Poole is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • 21 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to Poole as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry 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 Poole:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Bristol, City Centre to Poole, Cromer Road.
  • Most travelers board their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Poole.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Poole, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Poole. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Bristol to Poole tickets on Omio for $31 (€28).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Poole by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Bristol to Poole for $51 (€46) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Poole often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Poole itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Poole and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $31 (€28) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $51 (€46) one way.

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

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