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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 trip 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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Coach from Bath to Bristol with National Express

Travel on National Express coaches between Bath and Bristol at great prices. Omio finds you coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably between Bath and Bristol. As the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket options for the Bath to Bristol trip, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 11 miles (18 km) from Bath to Bristol.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long route. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Bath to Bristol coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Bath to Bristol and when travelling by coach:

  • 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

Buses from Bath to Bristol
Take the bus to Bristol easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bath to Bristol.
How far is it from Bath to Bristol by coach?
The coach distance from Bath to Bristol is around 11 miles (18 km).
What station does the Bath to Bristol coach leave from? Which Bristol coach station do I come into from Bath?

There are a few coach stations in Bath to start your trip from including Bath, Westgate Buildings, Bath, Dorchester Street and Bath, James Street West. In Bristol you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9).

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

Where is the departure coach station in Bath located? Where is the arrival coach station in Bristol located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Bath Spa and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Bristol.

Which coach companies can get me from Bath to Bristol?
For the route from Bath to Bristol you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Bristol from Bath on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bath Spa
Bath Spa Train Station