How to get from Swindon to Bristol

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from Swindon to Bristol

You can get from Swindon to Bristol by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Swindon to Bristol on 01 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

22:15Swindon, Stratton Park1h00 23:15Bristol
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22:15Swindon, Stratton Park1h00 23:15Bristol
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22:15Swindon, Stratton Park1h15 23:30Bristol, City Centre
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07:58Swindon0h37 08:35Bristol Temple Meads
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08:31Swindon0h39 09:10Bristol Temple Meads
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Travel Information between Swindon and Bristol

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £10
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £10 • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 35 miles (57 km) by coach or train between Swindon and Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. 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 Swindon to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swindon 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 Swindon to Bristol.

There are 2 ways to get from Swindon to Bristol: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Swindon to Bristol. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Bristol:

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £10 from Swindon to Bristol.

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 55 min.

Bristol is approximately 35 miles (57 km) away from Swindon.

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Bristol is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 52 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Bristol from Swindon 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 for travellers from Swindon to Bristol:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Swindon and tend to arrive in Bristol, City Centre.
  • Trains most often depart from Swindon at Swindon and arrive in Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can travel by coach from Swindon to Bristol with National Express, and you can find National Express Swindon to Bristol tickets for £7 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Swindon to Bristol by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £10 with Great Western Railway from Swindon to Bristol.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Swindon 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 Swindon and Bristol itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bristol and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £7 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £10 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Swindon 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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