How to travel from Dover to Bristol

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Travel Information to Bristol from Dover

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $35 (€30) • 3 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Rail

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus or train to Bristol from Dover. 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 Dover to Bristol.

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

Our recommendation

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

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Travel on National Express travel to Bristol from Dover at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Dover - Bristol travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    FAQs: Travel from Dover to Bristol

    FAQs: Travel to Bristol 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 Dover to Bristol.

    There are 2 ways to get from Dover to Bristol: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to get from Dover to Bristol is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Bristol:

    A bus is $17 (€15) less than a train with an average ticket price of $35 (€30) from Dover to Bristol.

    The fastest way to get to Bristol from Dover is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 29 min.

    Other travel options to Bristol take longer:

    Getting to Bristol by bus takes 6 h 20 min on average.

    Bristol is approximately 169 miles (273 km) away from Dover.

    The average frequency per day from Dover to Bristol is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dover to 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 Dover to Bristol:

      • Buses mostly depart from Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre) and arrive in Bristol, Airport Bus Station.
      • Trains most often depart from Dover at Dover Priory and arrive in Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads.

      The following travel companies offer services from Dover to Bristol:

      • Travel with National Express for buses to Bristol. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Dover to Bristol tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
      • Great Western Rail can take you to Bristol by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Rail from Dover to Bristol for $35 (€30).

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

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Bristol 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 journey.

      Omio customers who travel from Dover to Bristol often also extend their vacation to go to London, Cardiff, Manchester, Bath or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bristol and these popular destinations at a great price.

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