There are 3 ways to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water by train, bus or car

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Train, line 801 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop 801

$47 - $67

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Bus, line 801 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cheltenham National Express
  2. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop 801

$16 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water 56.5 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Bourton-on-the-Water. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop via Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Bourton-on-the-Water is 47 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water without a car is to train and line 801 bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water, including transfers.

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Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water bus services, operated by Pulhams Coaches, arrive at Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Bourton-on-the-Water. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Bourton-on-the-Water, England?

You can take a bus from Bristol to Bourton-on-the-Water via Cheltenham and Royal Well Bus Station in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Pulhams Coaches
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Cheltenham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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