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Bristol to Plymouth bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.12
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day53
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bristol to Plymouth were $27.34.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Plymouth is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Bristol to Plymouth?

The distance between Bristol and Plymouth is approximately 100.78 miles, or 162.14 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 30 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 Plymouth?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bristol to Plymouth by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Tuesday 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 Plymouth?

On average there are 53 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bristol to Plymouth, with an average of 44 trips per day and 44 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Bristol to Plymouth. Of the 53 trips there are 49 trips that are direct connections to Plymouth.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bristol to Plymouth start at $40.33.

2 carriers offer Bristol to Plymouth bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Bristol to Plymouth from $13.12. There are 44 trips per day offered by Megabus from Bristol to Plymouth and you can expect on average to pay $27.62 for a Megabus ticket to Plymouth. In Bristol, Megabus departs to Plymouth from Bond St and 2 other stations. In Plymouth, Megabus arrives at Coach Station and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Bristol to Plymouth takes 3 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Plymouth in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

Avg. Time
3h 12m
Avg. Price
$27.62

National Express

Book National Express from Bristol to Plymouth from $16.96. There are 9 trips per day offered by National Express from Bristol to Plymouth and you can expect on average to pay $25.96 for a National Express ticket to Plymouth. In Bristol, National Express departs to Plymouth from Coach Station and 2 other stations. In Plymouth, National Express arrives at Coach Station,

An average trip on National Express from Bristol to Plymouth takes 3 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Plymouth in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

Avg. Time
3h 38m
Avg. Price
$25.96
There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Plymouth will depart from these stations in Bristol:
  • Bond St
  • Bristol Airport
  • University of W England E Gate
  • Coach Station
  • Nailsea
Buses arrive in Plymouth at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Plymouth for trips arriving from Bristol:
  • Coach Station
  • Drake Circus

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