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London to Bristol bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.96
Shortest Duration2h 10m
Trips per day30
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Bristol were $10.46.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Bristol is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 8 days out, tickets are on average $4.31 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from London to Bristol?

The distance between London and Bristol is approximately 105.98 miles, or 170.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 10 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 London to Bristol?

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

On average there are 30 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Bristol, with an average of 24.65 trips per day and 246.5 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from London to Bristol. Of the 30 trips there are 28 trips that are direct connections to Bristol.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Bristol start at $29.72.

2 carriers offer London to Bristol bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Bristol from $6.96. There are 24.65 trips per day offered by Megabus from London to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $12.68 for a Megabus ticket to Bristol. In London, Megabus departs to Bristol from Victoria Coach Station, In Bristol, Megabus arrives at Bond St and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from London to Bristol takes 2 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Bristol in 2 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 27.2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.35 for a weekend trip to Bristol.

Avg. Time
2h 41m
Avg. Price
$12.68

National Express

Book National Express from London to Bristol from $9.43. There are 17.875 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $23.64 for a National Express ticket to Bristol. In London, National Express departs to Bristol from Victoria Coach Station and 2 other stations. In Bristol, National Express arrives at Coach Station and 6 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from London to Bristol takes 3 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bristol in 2 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 18 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $28.31 for a weekend trip to Bristol.

Avg. Time
3h 10m
Avg. Price
$23.64
There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bristol will depart from these stations in London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
Buses arrive in Bristol at 9 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bristol for trips arriving from London:
  • Bond St
  • University of W England E Gate
  • Coach Station
  • Bristol Airport
  • Bristol University Queens Rd
  • 18 Westbury Park
  • Westbury Rd
  • Whiteladies Rd
  • Nailsea

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