Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Coach travel tickets from London to Bristol

From £3.90 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 20 min (Fastest)
Departures: up to 21 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from London to Bristol in 2hrs 20m in (fastest journey)

Our fastest coach to Bristol from London will get you there in just 2hrs 20m, giving you more time to explore this beautiful city.

With coaches running up to 21 times a day and tickets to Bristol from London from £3.90 one-way*, you can travel in style for less.

London to Bristol journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £3.90
Distance (approx) 219km (from London Victoria)
No. of stops 0 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 07.00am/23.59pm

Our London to Bristol services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

040 coach towards Weston-super-Mare

Our 040 service travels up to 18 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Bristol Coach Station

401 coach towards Bristol

Our 401 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 2
  • Reading (M4) Mereoak Park and Ride
  • Swindon (Common Head)
  • Swindon (Coate Water)
  • Swindon (Queens Drive)
  • Swindon Bus Station
  • Swindon (Freshbrook)
  • Bristol Coach Station

502 coach towards Ilfracombe

Our 502 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Bristol Coach Station

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You can enjoy the premium experience, with panoramic views, extra legroom and table seating on our 040 London to Bristol and Bristol to London services when you book online today!

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Departing from London

London Victoria Coach Station is just a 300 metre stroll from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes from the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving at Bristol Coach Station

Bristol Bus Station is on Marlborough Street - just an 8-minute walk from the city centre and served by many regular bus routes, with a car park nearby at the St James Barton Car Park, postcode: BS1 3LJ.

Take a look at our Bristol Bus Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Bristol?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 7.00am, arriving at Bristol Coach Station at 9.45am.

When is the last coach from London to Bristol?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving at Bristol Coach Station at 2.20am.

How much is the coach from London to Bristol?

A one-way journey from London to Bristol is available from £3.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Bristol?

Coach journeys from London to Bristol take on average 2 hrs 45 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 20 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Bristol?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 8 March 2023 for travel between 8 March 2023 and 6 July 2023.

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