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There are 7 ways to get from Bristol to Stroud by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester

$27 - $64

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bristol to Stroud 32.6 miles

$6

5 alternative options

Train via Swindon  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)

$35 - $77

Train, line 63 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Stroud, Tesco 63

$24 - $56

Bus, line 63 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Gloucester National Express
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Stroud, Tesco 63

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Stroud 33.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Stroud 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Stroud is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Stroud is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Stroud, Tesco via Gloucester, Transport Hub. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Stroud (Glos) via Gloucester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Stroud is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Stroud without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £20 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Bristol to Stroud, including transfers.

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Bristol to Stroud bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Stroud 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 Stroud is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £20 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 63 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Stroud.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol to Stroud hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 52 min. CrossCountry also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Stroud via Gloucester and Gloucester, Transport Hub in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
29 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Stroud, Tesco
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Gloucester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bristol to Stroud
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bristol to Stroud
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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More Questions & Answers

Bristol to Stroud bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Stroud, Tesco station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Stroud is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Bristol to Stroud.

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There are 590+ hotels available in Stroud. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bristol and Stroud. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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