How to get from Bristol to Gloucester

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from Bristol to Gloucester

You can get from Bristol to Gloucester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bristol to Gloucester on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15Bristol Temple Meads0h35 09:50Gloucester
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09:15Bristol Temple Meads0h35 09:50Gloucester
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09:38Bristol Temple Meads0h48 10:26Gloucester
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11:38Bristol Temple Meads0h50 12:28Gloucester
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13:31Bristol Temple Meads0h53 14:24Gloucester
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Travel Information between Bristol and Gloucester

distanceDistance32 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreat Western Railway or Transport for Wales

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 32 miles from Bristol to Gloucester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Great Western Railway or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Gloucester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Gloucester

Travel to Gloucester 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 Bristol to Gloucester.

There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Gloucester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Gloucester, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gloucester:

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £12 from Bristol to Gloucester.

The quickest way to travel to Gloucester from Bristol is by train, which takes on average 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h   on average.

The distance from Bristol to Gloucester is approximately 32 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Gloucester is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 54 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to Gloucester as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Gloucester:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Gloucester, Transport Hub.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Gloucester.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Gloucester:

  • You can travel by coach from Bristol to Gloucester with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Bristol to Gloucester tickets for £11 on Omio.
  • You can go to Gloucester from Bristol by train with Transport for Wales. You'll see cheap train tickets for £12 with Transport for Wales from Bristol to Gloucester on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Bristol to Gloucester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gloucester and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Bristol to Gloucester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £11 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £12 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Gloucester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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