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Plymouth to Bristol bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.24
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day45
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Plymouth to Bristol were $24.58.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Plymouth to Bristol is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $4.85 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Plymouth to Bristol?

The distance between Plymouth and Bristol 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 15 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 Plymouth to Bristol?

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

On average there are 45 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Plymouth to Bristol, with an average of 41 trips per day and 207 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Plymouth to Bristol. Of the 45 trips there are 43 trips that are direct connections to Bristol.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol start at $18.00.

2 carriers offer Plymouth to Bristol bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Plymouth to Bristol from $8.24. There are 41 trips per day offered by Megabus from Plymouth to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $25.07 for a Megabus ticket to Bristol. In Plymouth, Megabus departs to Bristol from Coach Station and one other station. In Bristol, Megabus arrives at Bond St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Megabus from Plymouth to Bristol takes 3 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Bristol in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 51 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.43 for a weekend trip to Bristol.

Avg. Time
3h 13m
Avg. Price
$25.07

National Express

Book National Express from Plymouth to Bristol from $26.09. There are 9 trips per day offered by National Express from Plymouth to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $33.88 for a National Express ticket to Bristol. In Plymouth, National Express departs to Bristol from Coach Station, In Bristol, National Express arrives at Bristol Airport and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Plymouth to Bristol takes 3 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bristol in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $31.92 for a weekend trip to Bristol.

Avg. Time
3h 51m
Avg. Price
$33.88
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Bristol will depart from these stations in Plymouth:
  • Coach Station
  • Drake Circus
Buses arrive in Bristol at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Bristol for trips arriving from Plymouth:
  • Bond St
  • Bristol Airport
  • University of W England E Gate
  • Coach Station
  • Nailsea

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