Edinburgh to Bristol coach

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Cheapest

£37

Average

£53

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.

Cheapest
21:10Edinburgh12h55 10:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£371One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:45Edinburgh12h30 21:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£401One-way
10:45Edinburgh14h05 00:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£431One-way
21:50Edinburgh12h45 10:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£911One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to Bristol

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08:45Edinburgh12h30 21:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
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10:45Edinburgh14h05 00:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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21:10Edinburgh12h55 10:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
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21:50Edinburgh12h45 10:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Fastest Journey

12 h 30 m

Average

13 h 3 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

502 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Bristol without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:45Edinburgh12h30 21:15Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£401One-way
2nd Fastest
21:50Edinburgh12h45 10:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£911One-way
21:10Edinburgh12h55 10:05Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£371One-way
10:45Edinburgh14h05 00:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
1 change
£431One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Bristol

distanceDistance311 miles (501 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€42)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or National Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Bristol cover the 311 miles (501 km) long route taking on average 12 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £38, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Edinburgh to Bristol

For as little as £27 you can travel by coach from Edinburgh to Bristol with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £32

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 Edinburgh - 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.

  • Average Price: £27

Buses from Edinburgh to Bristol: Journey Details

National Express Coaches operates buses from Edinburgh to Bristol, with journey times of around 11 hours. Some buses are direct, while others involve a connection at Birmingham. There are three departures a day, seven days a week, with the first bus leaving at around 6:30 a.m. and the last departure at about 9:30 p.m.

Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

Buses from Edinburgh to Bristol depart from the Elder Street Bus Station, located in the centre of the city. Lothian and First Bus operate routes from the bus station, around the city centre and out to the suburbs and airport. Edinburgh also has a new tram system as well as hourly night buses, every night of the the week. A taxi rank is also located outside the bus station.

Getting into Bristol by Bus

Bristol is a large city to the West of England, that offers its visitors lots of attractions, shopping, dining and nightlife, as well as an annual calendar of events, such as the International Balloon Festival. The city is full of Georgian and Victorian domestic, industrial and maritime architecture, including the works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, seen in the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Also on view is Brunel's SS Great Britain, moored in the city's port area. Buses from Edinburgh to Bristol arrive at the Marlborough Street Coach Station in the city centre, which is within walking distance of Bristol's attractions. Bristol has frequent bus routes operated by First Bristol. These cover the town, the university and Bristol Airport, as well as providing a limited night service. Water ferries also operate on the River Severn and taxis are available at Marlborough Street Coach Station.

Travel Tips: Coach to Bristol from Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh to Bristol.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Bristol from Edinburgh for as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
The Edinburgh to Bristol coach ticket price is on average £38  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The coach distance from Edinburgh to Bristol is around 311 miles (501 km).
The Edinburgh to Bristol coach duration is on average 12 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 311 miles (501 km) from Edinburgh to Bristol. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking a coach from Edinburgh, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). When you arrive in Bristol, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Edinburgh Waverley   to Bristol, City Centre.

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bristol, City Centre and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Bristol.

When taking a coach from Edinburgh to Bristol, you can count on Flixbus or National Express for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Edinburgh to Bristol and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
The earliest coach departing from Edinburgh to Bristol leaves at 07: 45. The last coach departing from Edinburgh to Bristol leaves at 21: 30. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Bristol coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a coach ticket between Edinburgh and Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £38 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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