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

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Fareham
  2. Take the train from Fareham to Barnham
  3. Take the train from Barnham to Billingshurst

$74 - $131

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Bus via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express
  2. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Bognor Regis, Station 700|Coastliner

$35 - $45

3 alternative options

Train via London Paddington  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Billingshurst

$94 - $159

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to North Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$58 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to West Sussex 131.7 miles

$28 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Coolham, Slaughter Bridge Farm via Heathrow Central Bus Station, North Terminal Bus Station and Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Billingshurst via Fareham and Barnham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bristol and West Sussex is 100 miles. The road distance is 131.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to West Sussex without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Bristol to West Sussex, including transfers.

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

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Bristol to West Sussex 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 West Sussex is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 25 min.

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Bristol to West Sussex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at North Terminal Bus Station.

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Bristol to West Sussex train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Billingshurst station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to West Sussex.
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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and West Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to West Sussex via Fareham and Barnham in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to West Sussex via Heathrow Central Bus Station, North Terminal Bus Station, and Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) in around 6 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Fareham
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
Train from Fareham to Barnham
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Fareham to Barnham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Barnham to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to North Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to West Sussex is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Bristol to West Sussex.

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