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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 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Bristol, Marlborough Street2h40 10:40London
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£21One-way
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08:00Bristol, Marlborough Street2h40 10:40London
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£21One-way
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18:00Bristol, Marlborough Street2h40 20:40London
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£21One-way
19:00Bristol, Marlborough Street2h40 21:40London
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09:00Bristol, Marlborough Street2h40 11:40London
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£21One-way

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Sat
19 Jun
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£1Flixbus
Sun
20 Jun
£41Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£57Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£58Great Western Railway
£2National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£57Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£57Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Fri
25 Jun
£41Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£33South Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£41Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£55Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£55Great Western Railway
£2National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£55Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£53Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£33Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sat
3 Jul
£26South Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Sun
4 Jul
£41Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
5 Jul
£53Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
6 Jul
£48Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
7 Jul
£55Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
8 Jul
£53Great Western Railway
£1Flixbus
Fri
9 Jul
£28Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus

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
How do I travel to London from Bristol?

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

How far is London from Bristol?

The distance between Bristol and London is around 106 miles (171 km).

When going from Bristol to London, where do I depart from Bristol and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bristol Temple Meads and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me 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 take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Bristol to London for £43.
Can I find a direct route to London from Bristol?

Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to London with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Flixbus or National Express.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Bristol and London?
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!
When should I book a ticket between Bristol and London online to score the best deals?

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:

  • Coach tickets cost £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £43 one way on average.

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.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to 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 £41 less than a train, which costs on average £43 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 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
London
Bristol Temple Meads
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