How to travel from Plymouth to Bristol

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from Plymouth to Bristol

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

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To get from Plymouth to Bristol on Aug 13 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMPlymouth3h05 08:35PMBristol, Airport
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05:30PMPlymouth3h29 08:59PMBristol, City Centre
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07:00PMPlymouth2h58 09:58PMBristol, Airport
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03:30PMPlymouth3h05 06:35PMBristol, Airport
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Travel Information between Plymouth and Bristol

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€19) • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€42) • 1 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 100 miles (162 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Plymouth to Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plymouth to Bristol

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 Plymouth to Bristol.

There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Bristol: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Plymouth to Bristol is by taking a bus with an average price of $21 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Bristol:

A bus is generally $24 (€22) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $45 (€42) from Plymouth to Bristol.

The fastest way from Plymouth to Bristol is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 57 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bristol that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

The distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km) from Plymouth to Bristol.

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Bristol is:

  • Around 20 buses per day.
  • Around 23 trains per day.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Plymouth, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
  • Trains mostly depart from Plymouth and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can go to Bristol from Plymouth by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€19) with Megabus from Plymouth to Bristol on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Plymouth and Bristol with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Plymouth to Bristol tickets for $45 (€42) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Plymouth to Bristol? Many Omio customers who go from Plymouth to Bristol usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Cardiff or Birmingham from Bristol, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $21 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $45 (€42) one way.

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

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