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Birmingham to Bristol by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Bristol by bus is 76.94 mi and takes 2 hrs 17 mins. There are 51 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:00 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Bristol by bus for as little as £4.32 or as much as £27.93. The best price for this journey is £4.32.

Lowest Price£4.32
Journey Duration2 hrs 17 mins
Connection per Day51
Lowest Price£4.32
Highest Price£27.93
First Departure08:00
Last Departure21:00
Distance76.94 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalBristol
CarriersNational Express, FlixBus

Birmingham to Bristol Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Birmingham to Bristol?

The cheapest bus tickets from Birmingham to Bristol cost £4.32. On average, you can expect to spend around £14.09 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Birmingham to Bristol.
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The prices for bus tickets from Birmingham to Bristol vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately £14.09. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Birmingham to Bristol take by bus?

The distance between Birmingham to Bristol is approximately 76.94 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hrs 17 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Birmingham and Bristol runs for about 76.94 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hrs 17 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 50 mins. If you are trying to get from Birmingham to Bristol as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham to Bristol?

The first journey of the day departs from Birmingham at 08:00. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Bristol. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Birmingham to Bristol leaves at 08:00, while the last journey sets out at 21:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Bristol. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Bristol take place each day?

The route from Birmingham to Bristol is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 51 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Bristol, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 50 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Bristol. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Bristol, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Bristol.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Bristol by bus

When travelling to Bristol by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Birmingham to Bristol
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Bristol by bus.
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Birmingham to Bristol CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
8.67kg
Bus
9.29kg
Flight
24.77kg
Car
19.81kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Bristol?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Bristol is £14.09. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £4.32.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Bristol?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Bristol is £4.32. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Bristol by bus?
Birmingham to Bristol is 76.94 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Bristol take?
Birmingham to Bristol is on average 2 hrs 17 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 50 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Bristol?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Bristol is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Bristol?
Birmingham to Bristol has 51 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Bristol leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Bristol departs at 08:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Bristol depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Bristol departs at 21:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Bristol in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £4.32 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Bristol?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Bristol. You can go from Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham New Street and Five Ways and you can arrive at Bristol City Centre, Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Airport and Bristol University of the West of England.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Bristol?
There are on average 50 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Bristol.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Bristol by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Bristol is 1 hr 50 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Bristol?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Bristol.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Bristol by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Bristol creates 9.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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