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Duration 5h 30m
Distance 34.8 miles
Average price £13
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Pontypool and Portishead takes 5h 30m and the fastest bus takes 2h 29m. The bus service runs several times per day from Pontypool to Portishead. 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. Pontypool, Park Road
  2. NEWPORT, South Wales
  3. Bristol, Bus Station
  4. Portishead
3h 13m
£10 - £15

Pontypool to Portishead bus times

Buses run three times a day between Pontypool and Portishead. The service departs Pontypool at 20:43 in the evening, which arrives into Portishead at 06:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 30m. 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

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No, there is no direct bus from Pontypool to Portishead. However, there are services departing from Pontypool, Park Road and arriving at Portishead, Combe Road via NEWPORT, South Wales and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Pontypool and Portishead is 19 miles. The road distance is 34.8 miles.

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Pontypool to Portishead bus services, operated by Stagecoach South Wales, depart from Pontypool, Park Road station.

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Pontypool to Portishead bus services, operated by First, arrive at Portishead, Combe Road station.

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