The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Bristol will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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1 h 45 m
2 h 15 m
Buses per day
Of the 20 buses that leave Birmingham for Bristol every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 124 km distance in an average of 2 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||76 miles (123 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Birmingham to Bristol cover the 76 miles (123 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Find the best coaches between Birmingham and Bristol with Omio's travel partners National Express from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Bristol coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Birmingham and Bristol:
Passengers wishing to travel to the West Country from Birmingham will find coach travel an excellent choice. A regular, direct service leaves the Midlands up to nine times a day, with departures spread across the day for ease. The 88-mile route can be completed in as little as one hour 50 minutes. Whenever passengers depart, they should find a coach to suit their needs.
All coaches from Birmingham to Bristol are offered by National Express. The leading provider of coaches across the UK, National Express offer customers WiFi, power sockets to charge personal items such as smartphones and comfortable seating with ample leg room. All passengers are permitted to bring two pieces of 20 kg luggage.
The shortest service from Birmingham to Bristol takes just one hour 50 minutes to complete the 88-mile journey, leaving at around 7:00 p.m. Travel time does vary slightly, taking traffic into consideration when travelling during peak times. The longest journey should take no more two hours 25 minutes.
Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should expect at least nine direct departures per day. Service regularity continues over the weekend, with an extra departure on a Friday. Coaches leave Birmingham from early in the morning, as early as 7:00 a.m., and continue until approximately 7:00 p.m., giving passengers a range of choice when picking their departure time.
Departure coach station: Passengers will depart from Birmingham Coach Station, located centrally. Both Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street are within easy walking distance of the coach station, making it accessible to all passengers. Station amenities include car parking, toilet facilities, charging points, ATMs and various shops and eateries.
Arrival coach station: All services terminate at Bristol Coach Station on Marlborough Street, near St James' Park. Right next to the shopping quarter, the station is located in the centre of town, served by several local bus routes, which can also connect travellers to Bristol Temple Mead train station, approximately 2 miles away. Station facilities include payphones, newsagents, a coffee shop, dining options, toilet facilities and waiting rooms.
When taking the coach from Birmingham to Bristol, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Your route 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 Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Birmingham New Street 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.
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