Bath to Bristol coach

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Bath - Bristol Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 22 intercity coaches per day from Bath to Bristol. Traveling by coach from Bath to Bristol usually takes around 3 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Air Decker coach can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance11 mi (18 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price£16.07
Trips per day22
Most frequent serviceAir Decker
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Bath to Bristol

Monthly average prices


What coach companies travel from Bath to Bristol?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bath to Bristol. Air Decker connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Air Decker223h 15m£16.21
  • Air Decker specializes in daily bus journeys between Bath and Bristol Airport, offering frequent and convenient service with several trips per day. The buses stop at Saltford, Keynsham, and South Bristol and operate from early morning to late evening. Seating is first-come, first-served, and the double-decker coaches can accommodate around 80 passengers, providing ample seating capacity and luggage storage options.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 11 miles from Bath to Bristol. However, the fastest coach only takes 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week."

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Bath to Bristol, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 22 scheduled coaches that travel from Bath to Bristol every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Bath to Bristol without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bath to Bristol; ticket prices start at £9.34.

City Information


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A town named for its iconic Roman bathhouses, Bath is often described as one of Britain's prettiest cities. With over 2,000 years of history and spectacular architecture, Bath offers plenty of fascinating sights and activities.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, and when in Bath... you also do as the Romans do! One of the most popular things to do in Bath is experience the city's Roman Baths. Lying beneath the city, the Roman Baths demonstrate a stunning example of what public baths and temples from the ancient world used to be like, with many artefacts and statues on display. Although you can't soak in these baths, visit one of the city's thermal spas for an almost-authentic experience.

One of England's most famed authors, Jane Austen, made Bath her home for several years. Fans of her work should visit the Jane Austen Centre, where you can learn her life story and even sit down for a traditional Regency-style tea.

Travel to Bath is simple as it's only 20 miles from Bristol International Airport. Buses from Bristol to Bath make transferring from the airport very easy. For domestic travellers, the Victorian Bath Spa train station is along the Great Western Railway and can be reached by various cities along the line. National Express and Megabus coach services also operate routes to Bath from all over the nation.


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Situated on the River Avon, Bristol is the most populous city in South West England. Known for its vibrant culture, Bristol comprises distinct areas, each with its own atmosphere. For example, the Stokes Croft area is filled with independent cafes and vintage shops, while the Clifton suburb hosts unique boutiques and beautiful Georgian architecture.

Bristol Zoo is a must-see for animal lovers, where visitors can discover over 300 different animal species and then enjoy lunch in The Hide restaurant. If nautical history is your thing, then step aboard Brunel's SS Great Britain to immerse yourself in 19th-century-era travel, with tours of the whole ship and docks available. More contemporary interests may be piqued when you learn that Bristol is the hometown of the famous street artist Banksy. Many walking tours are available daily to explore the city's renowned street art and local history.

Access to the city is made simple by a wealth of public transport, with rail, road, bus, and air links available. Bristol Airport provides international and national access, and the Great Western Railway trains enable easy access from London and other cities. Several national and regional bus services also serve Bristol.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Bath?

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Main departure station: Bath Bus Station

Bath Bus Station on Dorchester Street is located southeast of the city centre, directly next to Bath Spa Railway Station. The station's development was part of a regeneration program for the Southgate area, resulting in a modern integrated transport interchange. Local buses with service in the Bath area and long-distance National Express coaches both stop at this station. There are refreshments available at the stop, a designated smoking area, and a nearby paid car park.

All coach stations in Bath:

  • Bath Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Bristol?

Main arrival station: Bristol Airport

All coaches from Bath arrive at one main station in Bristol.

Coach stations in Bristol:

  • Bristol Airport

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