As the largest city in England's west-country region, Bristol is extremely well connected to other parts of the country by bus. Companies operating buses to Bristol include Megabus and National Express, while First Group also runs regional buses to Bristol from nearby towns like Bath.
Which bus companies run buses to Bristol? National Express
When are the first and last buses into Bristol? The first buses into Bristol from London arrive at about 9 a.m. while the last buses into Bristol are at around 2:20 a.m. On other routes buses to Bristol run through the night, there’s no cut off point for when buses arrive at Bristol coach station.
Where can you get direct buses to Bristol from?There are numerous direct buses from major cities including London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow, as well as a number of European destinations via London. There is also a regular bus service to Bristol Airport, which departs from the city's major bus station.
How far in advance to book buses to Bristol? The best time to book buses to Bristol is 6 weeks before departure.
How much are bus tickets to Bristol? The very cheapest fares sell out early, but cheap bus tickets to Bristol for under £10 can still be bought with less than a week until departure.
What are the main bus stations in Bristol? National Express coaches to Bristol terminate at Bristol coach station, just to the North of Bristol’s central shopping district and 1 mile North-West of Bristol Temple Meads train station. Megabus services stop just to the East of the bus station, on Bond Street.