There are 6 ways to get from Bristol to Bridgend by train, bus, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgend

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bristol to Bridgend 59.3 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Train via Cardiff Central  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend

$31 - $77

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Bridgend National Express / ...

$10 - $14

Bus, train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend

$20 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Bridgend 59.2 miles

$12 - $19

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Bridgend, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Bridgend once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Bridgend every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bristol to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol to Bridgend?

The distance between Bristol and Bridgend is 68 km. The road distance is 95 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bridgend?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Bridgend is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 1 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Bridgend?

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Bridgend is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £9 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Bristol and Bridgend?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Bridgend. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bristol and Bridgend?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol and arriving at Bridgend. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Bristol to Bridgend?

The train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgend takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.