Duration 12h 48m
Distance 402.2 miles
Average price £50
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Bristol and Island of Bute takes 12h 48m and the fastest bus takes 12h 41m. The bus runs, on average, 6 times per week from Bristol to Island of Bute. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Largs
12h 27m
£19 - £25

Bristol to Island of Bute bus times

Buses run six times a week between Bristol and Largs. The service departs Bristol at 20:00 in the evening, which arrives into Largs at 08:41. All services require a transfer at Glasgow and take an average of 12h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bristol to Island of Bute? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Island of Bute. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Largs, School Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 27m.

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The distance between Bristol and Island of Bute is 321 miles. The road distance is 402.2 miles.

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Bristol to Island of Bute bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Island of Bute bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Largs, School Street station.

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There are 341+ hotels available in Island of Bute. Prices start at £75 per night.

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