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Journey Information

Glasgow to Bristol coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£40.13
Shortest Duration9h 35m
Trips per day8
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Glasgow to Bristol right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Glasgow to Bristol?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £52.68 was the low point for coach fares from Glasgow to Bristol. Coaches from Bristol to Glasgow are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £52.68 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 11 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 312 miles (503 kilometers) from Glasgow, GLG to Bristol, BST. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Glasgow?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Glasgow to Bristol, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Glasgow to Bristol every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Glasgow to Bristol; ticket prices start at £83.05.

What coach companies travel from Glasgow to Bristol?

There is one coach company that operates from Glasgow to Bristol. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express811h 12m£52.67

Where does the coach leave from in Glasgow?

Coaches to Bristol leave from multiple locations in Glasgow, Glasgow City. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Buchanan Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Bristol?

Coaches arrive in Bristol at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Bristol, Bristol, City of:

  • Bristol Airport
  • Coach Station
  • Nailsea
  • Bristol University Queens Rd

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