There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Dunstable by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$76 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus, line 61 bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
  3. Take the line 61 bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church 61 / ...

$23 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757

$29 - $36

Train, bus, line 61 bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) X8
  3. Take the line 61 bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church 61 / ...

$52 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dunstable 115.1 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Dunstable is to bus and line 61 bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Dunstable is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Dunstable. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Dunstable, The Quadrant via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Dunstable is 94 miles. The road distance is 115.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dunstable without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Bristol to Dunstable, including transfers.

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Bristol to Dunstable bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dunstable is to train which takes 3 h and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £29 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Bristol to Dunstable bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Dunstable is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Bristol to Dunstable.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Dunstable.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Dunstable, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Dunstable via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St Pancras International, Luton, and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Dunstable via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, High Street (Lincoln College Library) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Eagle
Phone
01296 630402
Email
info@redeagle.org.uk
Website
redeagle.org.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 7) to Dunstable, St Marys Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
redeagle.org.uk

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