Birmingham to Bristol

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Bristol by train, car, bus

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Trip Birmingham Bristol

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance77 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Birmingham to Bristol?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Bristol. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Birmingham Bristol by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Birmingham and Bristol on a map as well as the route Birmingham Bristol and the different connecting points (Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, Lawrence Hill Railway Station, Stapleton Road Railway Station, Bristol Coach Station, Bristol UWE Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Birmingham-Bristol

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Train Birmingham to Bristol

Is it possible to go directly by train from Birmingham to Bristol?

Yes, the Birmingham to Bristol route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Bristol and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-Bristol train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Intercity Train Birmingham Bristol

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Birmingham and Bristol with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Birmingham Bristol train companies

The train company that operates this journey is CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Birmingham Bristol

Birmingham to Bristol bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Birmingham to Bristol, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

What are the bus companies operating the Birmingham Bristol ?

The coach route Birmingham Bristol is operated without changes by the bus companies MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus Birmingham BristolNational Express Birmingham Bristol

You may still have doubts to get to Bristol by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Bristol.

  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 77 mi of the trip.
  • Very low prices! On the Birmingham Bristol line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Birmingham Bristol coaches are equipped with.

Bus stops in Birmingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Birmingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. In general, the destination 'Bristol' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Bristol

In Bristol, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Bristol

Carpool from Birmingham to Bristol

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Birmingham-Bristol rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Bristol.

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-Bristol car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Birmingham to Bristol, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Bristol?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Bristol where the coach will drop you off at Bristol station situated at about 0.3 mi from Bristol city centre.
Railway companies
London Midland provides a rail connection Birmingham-Gloucester with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Gloucester at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Bristol with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Bristol Temple Meads railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Great Western operates the train journey Gloucester-Bristol with the train from Gloucester railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Bristol (77.7 mi)
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