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

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Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Melksham, Market Place D3 / ...

$8 - $44

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Bus via Bristol City Centre, The Centre  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Bath City Centre, Bus Station X39 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Melksham, Market Place D3 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Chippenham
  2. Take the train from Chippenham to Melksham

$16 - $30

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Melksham 35.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Melksham 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Melksham. However, there are services departing from Bristol City Centre, The Centre and arriving at Melksham, Market Place via Bath City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Melksham. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Melksham via Chippenham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Melksham is 21 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Melksham without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Bristol to Melksham, including transfers.

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Bristol to Melksham bus services, operated by First, depart from Bristol City Centre, The Centre station.

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

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The best way to get from Bristol to Melksham is to bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Bristol to Melksham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Melksham, Market Place station.

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Bristol to Melksham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Melksham station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Melksham.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

First operates a bus from Bristol to Melksham hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 46 min. Faresaver also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Melksham via Chippenham in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Chippenham to Melksham
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Melksham, Market Place
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bristol City Centre, The Centre to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Melksham, Market Place
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol to Melksham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Melksham is 36 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Bristol to Melksham.

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