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Coach Information to Bristol from Bath

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Bath to Bristol cover the 11 miles (18 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bath Spa and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

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Bath to Bristol with National Express

Find the best route from Bath to Bristol with National Express. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Bath and Bristol, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Bath and Bristol are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from Bath to Bristol

    There are buses almost every hour from Bath to Bristol. The first bus leaves at 10:20 a.m. and the last one departs Bath at 10:40 p.m. Direct buses take 45 minutes or less to reach Bristol. Non-direct buses involve 1 change and take over 1 hour to reach Bristol, the home of Banksy, Brunel and Massive Attack. National Express operates the buses on this route.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bath to Bristol?


    Departure Station: Direct buses for Bristol depart from Bath Bus Station on Dorchester Street. The Bus Station is situated next to the train station and is a short walk of 500 metres from the Roman Baths in the centre of Bath. Non-Direct buses leave from London Road, which is 1 mile from the City Centre, a walk of over 20 minutes or a bus journey of 10 minutes.

    Arrival Station: All buses from Bath arrive at Bristol Bus Station on Marlborough Street, two minutes walk from Broadmead, the shopping area of Bristol and 10 minutes walk from the City Centre.

    How to get from Bath to Bristol Airport?

    Getting from Bath to Bristol Airport is simple with Bath Bus (Air Decker). The route covers several stops in the city of Bath along with a stop in south Bristol, Keynsham and Saltford. Services commence in the early hours, with buses departing at an hourly rate from 3:00 am until 7:00 am. After this time buses from Bath to Bristol Airport depart every 30 minutes. The journey time lasts approximately 50 minutes and all buses terminate outside the airport.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    How many miles is it from Bath to Bristol by coach?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Bristol from Bath via coach to be approximately 11 miles (18 km).
    When travelling by coach from Bath to Bristol, which coach station in Bath do I depart from and which coach station in Bristol do I arrive in?

    When taking the coach to Bristol from Bath, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Bath, Bath, Westgate Buildings and Bath, Dorchester Street. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bath Spa   and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

    Where do I find the Bath coach station to Bristol? Where is the Bristol coach station?

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Bath Spa, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Bath. The most popular arrival coach station in Bristol, called Bristol, City Centre, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me to Bristol from Bath?
    Take the Bath to Bristol coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Bristol from Bath as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey