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Buses from Bath to Bristol

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Journey Information

There are 22 intercity buses per day from Bath to Bristol. Traveling by bus from Bath to Bristol usually takes around one hour and 3 minutes, but the fastest Air Decker bus can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance11 mi (18 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price€18.97
Trips per day22
Most frequent serviceAir Decker
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Bath to Bristol?

€19.07 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bath to Bristol. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Bath to Bristol by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €21 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Bath to Bristol?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Bath to Bristol. Air Decker is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Air Decker221h 3m€19.30
  • Air Decker

    Air Decker

    Book Air Decker from Bath to Bristol from €19. There are 22 Air Decker schedules from Bath to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay for a Air Decker ticket to Bristol. In Bath, Air Decker departs to Bristol from Bath Bus Station and no other station. In Bristol, Air Decker arrives at Bristol Airport and no other station.

    An average trip on Air Decker from Bath to Bristol takes 1 hours and 3 minutes , while the fastest available Air Decker trip will get you to Bristol in 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Air Decker offers 22 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Bristol.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bath to Bristol during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 3 minutes to cover the 18 kilometers from Bath to Bristol. However, the fastest bus only takes 55 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Because many passengers travel from Bath to Bristol at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 bus 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 buses leave Bath?

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

How many bus trips to Bristol are there per day?

There are 22 scheduled buses 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 buses 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 €11.07.

City Information

Bath

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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 artifacts 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 travelers, 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 bus services also operate routes to Bath from all over the nation.

Bristol

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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 bus leave from in Bath?

Departure stations

Bath Bus Station on Dorchester Street is located southeast of the city center, 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 buses both stop at this station. There are refreshments available at the stop, a designated smoking area, and nearby paid parking.

All bus stations in Bath:

  • Bath Bus Station

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