Travel options
from Bristol to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bristol to London on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:20Bristol, City Centre2h55 18:15London
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£61One-way
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15:20Bristol, City Centre2h55 18:15London
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£61One-way
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07:40Bristol, City Centre2h55 10:35London
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£91One-way
08:20Bristol, City Centre2h45 11:05London
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£131One-way
10:55Bristol, City Centre2h10 13:05London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£161One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
27 Oct
£51South Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£51South Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£51South Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£30Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£30Great Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£51South Western Railway
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Fri
5 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£25Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
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£3Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£23Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£26Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
15 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
16 Nov
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus

Travel Information between Bristol and London

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £30
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £30 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 106 miles (171 km) from Bristol to London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Bristol to London.

General Information About the Journey from Bristol to London

Just under 200 kilometres apart, it's easy to get to London from Bristol by either train or bus. The majority of train services are quicker than an average bus journey, however if the train service requires numerous changes or stops it can take longer than reaching London by bus. Trains run from two stations in Bristol, with all services terminating at London Paddington. Buses leave from two locations in Bristol with journeys arriving in London Victoria.

Return journeys from London to Bristol are also available.

Buses from Bristol to London

Both National Express and Megabus offer bus services from Bristol to London. National Express have 23 services per day, starting at around 3:50 a.m. There are frequent services in the morning, then between 10:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. they run at approximately one per hour, at 30 minutes past the hour. The journey with National Express leaves from Bristol Coach Station and arrives at London Victoria Coach Station. The fastest journey takes around 2.5 hours, whereas the longest takes nearly 4 hours to complete. Megabus also offer a bus service from Bristol to London leaving from Colston Hall in Bristol's city centre and terminating at London Victoria. Megabus has twelve services per day, starting at approximately 4:20 a.m. and ending with the 7:10 p.m. service. The longest journey takes just over 3.5 hours, and the shortest is nearly 3 hours.

Trains from Bristol to London

First Great Western operates trains between Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway and London Paddington. Daily services start at approximately 4:45 a.m. with the last train leaving just after 10:30 p.m. There are between 3-5 direct services per hour, with the journey taking between 1.5 - 3 hours.

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FAQs
What are my Bristol to London travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Bristol to London: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Bristol and London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bristol to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £27 less than a train, which costs on average £30 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to London from Bristol?

The fastest way to get to London from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 14 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 25 min   on average.

How far is it from Bristol to London?

You should expect to travel around 106 miles (171 km) from Bristol to London.

How many services a day are there to London from Bristol?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Bristol to London?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bristol, City Centre and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Bristol to London tickets on Omio for £3.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Bristol to London for £30 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Bristol to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to London with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bristol to London ends?
Your journey from Bristol to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Bristol to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How far in advance should I book my Bristol to London ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Bristol and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £30 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Bristol and London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.