There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to West Sussex by train, bus 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 via Southampton Central  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Barnham

$73 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange  •  6 h 33 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

$34 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$92 - $157

Bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$35 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to West Sussex 131.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to West Sussex is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to West Sussex is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 25 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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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Bristol to West Sussex, including transfers.

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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 Southampton Central and Barnham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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

You can take a train from Bristol to West Sussex via Southampton Central and Barnham in around 3 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to West Sussex via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Gatwick Airport South, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, Horsham, Railway Station, and Horsham in around 5 h 37 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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