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There are 5 ways to get from Neath to Bristol by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Neath to Bristol Parkway

$41 - $108

Cheapest option

Line 87 bus, bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Neath, Bus Station to Port Talbot, Bus Station 87 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Talbot to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express / ...

$21 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via Cardiff Central  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Neath to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

$36 - $91

Night train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Neath to Bristol Temple Meads

$40 - $75

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Neath to Bristol 78.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Neath to Bristol is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Neath to Bristol is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Neath station to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Neath, Bus Station and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Port Talbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Neath and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads. This train operates Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Neath and Bristol is 54 miles. The road distance is 78.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Neath to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs £30 - £85.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Neath to Bristol, including transfers.

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Neath to Bristol bus services, operated by First, arrive at Neath, Bus Station.

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Neath to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Neath station.

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The best way to get from Neath to Bristol is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs £30 - £85. Alternatively, you can line 87 bus and bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 3h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Neath to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 54.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Neath, Wales and Bristol, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Neath to Bristol hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Neath to Bristol via Port Talbot in around 3h 54m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Neath to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Neath to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Night train from Neath to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Neath to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Port Talbot to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
National Express

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

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Neath to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Neath to Bristol is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Neath to Bristol.

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