How to get from Dover to Bristol

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Travel Information between Dover and Bristol

distanceDistance169 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £76
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 169 miles to Bristol from Dover. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Dover to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dover 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 Dover to Bristol.

There are 4 ways to travel to Bristol from Dover including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dover to Bristol, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:

A flight is £15 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Dover to Bristol costing on average £22.

A flight journey is usually £69 less than a journey to Bristol by train, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bristol from Dover is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Dover and Bristol is around 169 miles.

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Dover at Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and arrive in Bristol at Bristol, City Centre.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dover Priory and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dover to Bristol:

  • You can travel by coach from Dover to Bristol with National Express, and you can find National Express Dover to Bristol tickets for £22 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Bristol from Dover with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Dover to Bristol tickets for £76 on Omio.

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

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Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bristol as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Dover and Bristol.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Dover to Bristol often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dover and Bristol itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bristol and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £22 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £7 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £76 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dover 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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