You can get from Bristol to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bristol to London on 24 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||106 miles (171 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£5 - £40|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £5 • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £40 • 1 h 28 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Great Western Railway|
Travel 106 miles (171 km) by coach or train between Bristol and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.
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 ways to travel to London from Bristol including taking a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Bristol to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to London:
A coach is about £35 less than a train, which costs on average £40 for this trip.
The fastest way from Bristol to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.
Other travel options between Bristol and London can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h 15 min.
London is approximately 106 miles (171 km) away from Bristol.
The average frequency per day from Bristol to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
When planning your trip between Bristol and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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