Book direct travel from Birmingham to Bristol

Great for day trips or the daily commute, our direct service between Birmingham and Bristol takes the stress out of rush-hour travel.

Leave Birmingham at 5.30pm and arrive in Bristol at 7.45pm; no changes, no stops.

With 9 other services running between Birmingham and Bristol throughout the day, single fares from £3 and return fares from just £6, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services and Stops

Our direct service runs between Birmingham Coach Station and Bristol Coach Station, and arrives in Bristol in approximately 2hrs 20mins. A further 9 departures are made throughout the day on this route, and our fastest journey will get you there in just 1hr 50mins; a great service no matter what time you choose to travel. Check out the timetable link near the top of this page for more information.

About our coaches

A guaranteed reclining leather seat, air conditioning, plug sockets for charging your mobile, friendly drivers to help load your heavy luggage, and a 500-strong fleet of coaches taking you to 100's of UK towns, cities, airports and events from just £5 one way...just a few of the reasons why more of our customers are making the switch from rail to train.

Taking the coach to Bristol

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth: at the heart of the city centre and just an 8-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre. A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop, which is served by many routes into the city centre. New Street Rail Station is just a 10-minute walk away through the city centre. Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Arriving in Bristol by coach

Bristol Coach Station is based on Marlborough Street (BS1 3NU). Coaches to Birmingham leave throughout the day. The Coach Station is close to lots of facilities, including: cafes and supermarkets on nearby Cannon Street and St James Barton Roundabout, all within a 5-minute walk of the coach station. City-wide bus services arrive at the station around-the-clock, and a dedicated taxi rank is also nearby. Take a look at our Bristol Coach Station facilities.