How to get from Canterbury to Bristol

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Travel Information from Canterbury to Bristol

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £48 • 3 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 158 miles (255 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Bristol from Canterbury. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Canterbury to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Canterbury to Bristol

Travel to Bristol 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 Canterbury to Bristol.

You can travel to Bristol from Canterbury 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Canterbury to Bristol, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:

A ferry is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £11 for this journey.

A ferry is about £5 less than a flight, which costs on average £5 for this route.

A ferry is about £48 less than a train, which costs on average £48 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Bristol from Canterbury is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 36 min.

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

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The Canterbury to Bristol distance is approximately 158 miles (255 km).

The average frequency per day from Canterbury to Bristol is:

  • 9 coaches per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Canterbury to Bristol 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 when travelling from Canterbury to Bristol:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Canterbury, Bus Station and arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Canterbury to Bristol depart from Canterbury West to Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • National Express can get you to Bristol by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Canterbury to Bristol for £11 on Omio.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Bristol by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Canterbury to Bristol for £48.
Many of our customers travelling from Canterbury to Bristol don't make Bristol their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Cardiff or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Canterbury and Bristol trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bristol to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £11 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £5 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £48 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Canterbury to Bristol 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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