Directions from Bristol to Stroud

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Recommended option

Bus  •  45 min

  1. National Express

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  55 min

  1. 32.6 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 52 min

$36 - $80

Bus, line 61 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 62
  2. 61 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 33.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

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

National Express operates a bus from Bristol to Stroud once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol to Stroud via Swindon in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Swindon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to May Lane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from May Lane Bus Station to Stroud, Merrywalks
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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
$170 - $210
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Stroud is 43 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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

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

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 Swindon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bristol and arriving at Stroud. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

The bus from Bristol to Stroud takes 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.