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Southampton to Bristol bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.05
Shortest Duration6h 53m
Trips per day6
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Southampton to Bristol were $32.05.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Southampton 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 Southampton to Bristol?

The distance between Southampton and Bristol is approximately 63.63 miles, or 102.38 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 53 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 Southampton to Bristol?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Southampton to Bristol 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 Southampton to Bristol?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Southampton to Bristol, with an average of 6 trips per day and 6 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Southampton to Bristol. Of the 6 trips 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 Southampton to Bristol start at $9.85.

1 carriers offer Southampton to Bristol bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Southampton to Bristol from $32.05. There are 6 trips per day offered by National Express from Southampton to Bristol and you can expect on average to pay $32.05 for a National Express ticket to Bristol. In Southampton, National Express departs to Bristol from University of Sampton - Bus Stop, In Bristol, National Express arrives at Westbury Rd and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Southampton to Bristol takes 7 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Bristol in 6 hours and 53 minutes,

Avg. Time
7h 11m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Bristol depart from one main station in Southampton:
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop
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 Southampton:
  • Westbury Rd
  • 18 Westbury Park
  • Whiteladies Rd

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