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2 h 20 m
2 h 48 m
Buses per day
Of the 15 bus that leave London for Bristol every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2 h 48 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .
The slowest bus will take 5 h 20 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Bristol will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 32 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£5|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Bristol|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
National Express is the main bus companies offering routes from London to Bristol by bus. The National Express services are always direct. The Buses Depart from London Victoria and arrive at Marlborough street in Bristol city centre.
The buses from London to Bristol typically last between 2 and 3 hours. This journey time increases when a change of bus is needed.
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.
Departure Station: All direct buses between London and Bristol leave from London Victoria Coach Station. Getting there should be simple. Just take the Tube to Victoria Station then walk a few hundred metres south, or catch local buses like the 11, 44 or 170 to the station entrance.
Arrival Station: Buses from London to Bristol get into Bristol Bus Station on Marlborough Street in the northern half of the city. When you get there, reaching the city centre is fairly easy. The 70 and 73 buses run to the docks, and it's only around 20 minutes walk to the centre of town.