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20% off with the University of Bristol

Save on airport coach travel as our student

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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).

Prices shown include your coachcard discount, your coachcard number will be required during the booking process

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Great value airport travel to Bristol

Our partnership with the University of Bristol means it's never been easier to travel between airport terminals to Bristol, whether you're heading to university or going back to your home country.

When booking with us you can...

  • Board your coach at Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham Airport or Manchester Airport and travel to Bristol Coach Station
  • Or, board your coach at Bristol Coach Station and travel to Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham Airport or Manchester Airport
  • Travel between 8 June to 30 September 2024
  • Take frequent, reliable services

Simply book your journey by choosing your departure location, select the destination you are travelling to, and your travel date, via the Journey Planner on this page!

Terms & conditions

  1. Offer gives 20% off a full-priced National Express journey (additional luggage and other extras are not discounted).
  2. This offer is valid on restricted, standard and flexible fare types
  3. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with concessionary fares, discount Coachcards, or in conjunction with any other promotional offer.
  4. Tickets must be booked at least 3 days in advance of travel date.
  5. The return journey (if applicable) must be booked at the time of the outward journey, and must be within the discount validity dates.
  6. Can only be used between Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham Airport, Manchester Airport and Bristol Coach Station in either direction.
  7. Any extras such as luggage or seat reservations are not included in the discount. If required, you will need to add these to the booking and pay for them by card on the payment screen. The National Express luggage allowance is;
    1. You may store luggage in the hold of the coach, free of charge, 1 large suitcase or rucksack each measuring no more than 75cmx50cmx32cm and weighing no more than 20kg.
    2. Subject to availability only - 2 medium suitcases may be carried each measuring no more than 70cm x 45cm x 30cm and weighing no more than 20kg, free of charge, instead of 1 large suitcase.
  8. Validity dates to be included: 8 June-30 September 2024.
  9. Read the full National Express terms and conditions here.
  10. All tickets are issued and all passengers are carried subject to National Express' General Conditions of Carriage.
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Why choose us?

We're the UK's largest operator of scheduled coach services, so book today and enjoy...

  • a guaranteed seat
  • plenty of legroom
  • adjustable air-conditioning
  • a generous luggage allowance
  • free Wi-Fi and more!


You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

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