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Bristol to Glasgow bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$47.77
Shortest Duration15h 35m
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bristol to Glasgow cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bristol to Glasgow were $47.77.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Glasgow is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average $7.76 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Bristol to Glasgow?

The distance between Bristol and Glasgow is approximately 312.36 miles, or 502.57 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 15 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Bristol to Glasgow?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bristol to Glasgow by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Bristol to Glasgow?

On average there is one bus schedules per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bristol to Glasgow, with an average of 1 trip per day and 4 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Bristol to Glasgow. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bristol to Glasgow start at $135.60.

1 carriers offer Bristol to Glasgow bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Bristol to Glasgow from $47.77. Typically there is one National Express schedule per day from Bristol to Glasgow and you can expect on average to pay $53.28 for a National Express ticket to Glasgow. In Bristol, National Express departs to Glasgow from Bristol University Queens Rd, In Glasgow, National Express arrives at Buchanan Bus Station,

An average trip on National Express from Bristol to Glasgow takes 15 hours and 48 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Glasgow in 15 hours and 35 minutes,

Avg. Time
15h 48m
Avg. Price
Buses to Glasgow depart from one main station in Bristol:
  • Bristol University Queens Rd
Buses from Bristol arrive in Glasgow at one main station:
  • Buchanan Bus Station

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