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Birmingham to Bristol

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

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How to go from Birmingham to Bristol ?

Trip Birmingham Bristol

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance77 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Birmingham to Bristol? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Simply enter your travel date to Bristol and Vivanoda does the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, Blablacar, First Great Western, National Express, London Midland or MegaBus to reach Bristol.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Birmingham to Bristol bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Birmingham and Bristol.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Birmingham and Bristol and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Bristol.

  • The Birmingham Bristol tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • You are driven to Bristol by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Birmingham to Bristol watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that operate the line Birmingham Bristol have toilets and comfortable reclining seats in order to make you travel in optimal conditions.

Coach companies on the Birmingham Bristol trip

MegaBus and National Express are the coach companies operating the bus line Birmingham Bristol with direct service.

MegaBus Birmingham BristolNational Express Birmingham Bristol

Bus stops in Birmingham

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Birmingham from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. In general, the destination 'Bristol' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Bristol

Once the bus has arrived at Bristol, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Bristol

Train Birmingham to Bristol

Is there a direct train for the Birmingham-Bristol route?

Yes, it is possible to go from Birmingham to Bristol by train without making any changes. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-Bristol train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Birmingham Bristol

The railway station bewteen Birmingham and Bristol are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Birmingham Bristol railways companies

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

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Carpool from Birmingham to Bristol

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Birmingham-Bristol with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Birmingham-Bristol rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Bristol.

When you are about to book a Birmingham-Bristol ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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