You can get from London to Bristol by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Bristol on Oct 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||106 miles (171 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $42|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $2 (€1) • 2 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $42 (€34) • 1 h 33 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Great Western Railway|
Take a bus or train to travel 106 miles (171 km) to Bristol from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Bristol.
The journey from London to the university city of Bristol is convenient, with numerous bus and train services operating throughout the day, generally taking just a couple of hours. The train is generally faster, though tickets tend to be a bit more expensive.
Megabus and National Express both operate a regular bus service from London to Bristol. 12 Megabus services depart each day from Victoria Coach Station, terminating in the Coulston Hall area of Bristol City Center. The journey takes around 2.5-3 hours, depending on departure time. The first services leaves early in the morning and the last shortly before midnight. National Express also operates around 20 buses a day to Bristol from Victoria Coach station, with services departing roughly every hour at a journey time of approximately 2.5 hours.
First Great Western runs 2 trains an hour from London's Paddington Station to Bristol Temple Meads between the early morning. and the late evening before midnight. Direct trains take about 1.5 hours, although routes with a change at Bristol Parkway have an average journey time of approximately 2 hours. South West Trains also also offer service from London to Brighton. Departures are twice daily from Waterloo Station to Bristol Temple Meads with a journey time of under 3 hours.
There are 2 ways to get from London to Bristol: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from London to Bristol is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€1) compared to other travel options to Bristol:
Taking a bus is usually $41 (€33) less than taking a train to Bristol, which costs on average $42 (€34) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Bristol from London is by train, which takes on average 1 h 33 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Bristol by bus can take on average 2 h 40 min.
Bristol is approximately 106 miles (171 km) away from London.
The average frequency per day from London to Bristol is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between London and 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 when traveling from London to Bristol:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Bristol, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from London to Bristol with the following travel companies:
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 route.
Before traveling from London to Bristol, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London to Bristol tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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