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There are 12 ways to get from Bristol to Den Bosch by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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

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Train via Brussels  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  4. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenb

168€ - 498€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch

35€ - 54€

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Train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Dordrecht to Hertogenb

190€ - 506€

Bus, night bus, train  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bristol City Centre to London, London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch

51€ - 74€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Den Bosch

217€ - 252€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Den Bosch

80€ - 162€

Fly Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

49€ - 154€

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Tilburg

141€ - 712€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

110€ - 474€

Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CWL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

108€ - 352€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

107€ - 336€

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Hertogenbosch

103€ - 254€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Den Bosch is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Den Bosch is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Den Bosch is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Den Bosch is to bus and train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Den Bosch is to fly and train which costs £40 - £150 and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Den Bosch. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Hertogenb via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Bristol and Den Bosch is 547 km.

The best way to get from Bristol to Den Bosch without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 8h 18m and costs £150 - £460.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Bristol to Den Bosch, including transfers.

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Bristol to Den Bosch train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Den Bosch is 1h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 9:23 AM in Bristol and 10:23 AM in Den Bosch.

Bristol to Den Bosch train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Hertogenb station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Den Bosch.
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  • Distance: 547.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Den Bosch, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bristol to Den Bosch via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Breda in around 8h 18m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 110€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
16€ - 21€
Anytime Day 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Hertogenb
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Dordrecht to Hertogenb
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 29€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
22€ - 29€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 21€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
143€
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
110€ - 170€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 120€
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol, Bristol City Centre to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 50€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
21€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
26€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
5€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 50€

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KLM and easyJet offer flights from Bristol Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Den Bosch. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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