There are 4 ways to get from London to Bristol by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

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

$60 - $120

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Bristol 118.7 miles

$10 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express / ...

$12 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London to Bristol 118.5 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from London to Bristol is to rideshare which costs £8 - £18 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bristol is to train which costs £45 - £90 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between London and Bristol is 107 miles. The road distance is 118.5 miles.

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The train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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

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  • Distance: 106.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London to Bristol hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Bristol hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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