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Edinburgh to Bristol bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.33
Shortest Duration11h 0m
Trips per day7
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Edinburgh to Bristol were $70.16.

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

How long is the bus ride from Edinburgh to Bristol?

The distance between Edinburgh and Bristol is approximately 311.97 miles, or 501.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 12 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 5 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 Edinburgh to Bristol?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Edinburgh to Bristol by bus is usually on Monday. 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. Wednesday 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 Edinburgh to Bristol?

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Edinburgh to Bristol, with an average of 7 trips per day and 7 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Edinburgh to Bristol. Of the 7 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol start at $118.39.

1 carriers offer Edinburgh to Bristol bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Edinburgh to Bristol from $53.33. There are 7 trips per day offered by National Express from Edinburgh to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $70.16 for a National Express ticket to Bristol. In Edinburgh, National Express departs to Bristol from Bus Station, In Bristol, National Express arrives at Bristol Airport and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Edinburgh to Bristol takes 12 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bristol in 11 hours and 0 minutes,

Avg. Time
12h 12m
Avg. Price
$70.16

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Bristol depart from one main station in Edinburgh:
  • Bus Station
Buses arrive in Bristol at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bristol for trips arriving from Edinburgh:
  • Bristol Airport
  • Coach Station
  • Nailsea

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