You can get from Edinburgh to Bristol by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Bristol on 26 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£36 - £212|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £36 • 12 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £125 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, easyJet or Cross Country|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 311 miles (501 km) to Bristol from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Bristol.
There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bristol: coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Bristol, which costs on average £36.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:
A coach is about £89 less than a flight, which costs on average £125 for this journey.
A coach is generally £177 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £212 from Edinburgh to Bristol.
The fastest way to get to Bristol from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Bristol that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 30 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 40 min on average.
The Edinburgh to Bristol distance is approximately 311 miles (501 km).
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Bristol is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Bristol as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Bristol:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Bristol, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Bristol from Edinburgh with the following travel operators:
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 to Bristol from Edinburgh.
When planning your trip between Edinburgh and Bristol, 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 Edinburgh and Bristol online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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