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There are 11 ways to get from Utrecht to Bristol by train, plane, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bristol  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS

£35 - £117

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Bus  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to London - Victoria Coach Station Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Utrecht > Antwerp > Bruges > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station National Express

£22 - £44

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£120 - £612

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

£85 - £417

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£106 - £405

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Cardiff, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cardiff (CWL) AMS - CWL
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

£89 - £303

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£88 - £292

Train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£162 - £445

Night bus, bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Utrecht to London, London Victoria Coach Station N824
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Cabot Circus M10

£43 - £58

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Bristol

£201 - £234

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Bristol

£74 - £152

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Bristol is to bus which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 14h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Bristol is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Rotterdam Centraal, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Bristol is 335 miles.

The best way to get from Utrecht to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 7h 17m and costs 170€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Utrecht to Bristol, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Bristol bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Bristol train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Bristol is to train which takes 7h 17m and costs 170€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 14h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 334.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Bristol, England?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Bristol via Rotterdam Centraal, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 7h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Utrecht to Bristol via London - Victoria Coach Station and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 14h 2m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £11
1st Class
£13 - £18
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£15 - £22
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Utrecht to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Utrecht to London
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
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 LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to BRISTOL Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Utrecht to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Bristol is 1h behind Utrecht. It is currently 10:30 AM in Utrecht and 9:30 AM in Bristol.

Utrecht to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 1137+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at £75 per night.

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