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You can get from Bristol to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bristol to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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.
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.
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.
There are 2 travel options from Bristol to London: coach or train.
The distance between Bristol and London is around 106 miles (171 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to London with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Bristol.
When planning your trip from Bristol to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
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.
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 £41 less than a train, which costs on average £43 for this journey.
The fastest way to get to London from Bristol is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 19 min.
There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h.
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