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Edinburgh to Bristol

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How to get from Edinburgh to Bristol?

We are suggesting 19 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh and Bristol on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Bristol and the different connecting points (Bristol Airport, Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, Bristol Coach Station, Lawrence Hill Railway Station, Stapleton Road Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Bristol

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Bristol (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 312 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Edinburgh-Bristol that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bristol.
The train Edinburgh Bristol is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Bristol leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Bristol will take place at Bristol Temple Meads station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
The direct flight Edinburgh > Bristol will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bristol (Bristol airport, IATA code: BRS) operated by Easyjet.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Edinburgh-Bristol.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Bristol?

Airlines
Easyjet carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)
Aurigny Air Services flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Bristol (serving Bristol BRS airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Bristol with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Manchester with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
Virgin Trains operates the train journey Edinburgh-Birmingham with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham New Street at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
First Great Western provides a rail connection from Cheltenham to Bristol with the train which leaves Cheltenham Spa station to arrive at Bristol Temple Meads railway station (England United Kingdom)
Bus companies
MegaBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom) and 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.
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Bristol (311.9 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Bristol

When travelling from Bristol to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cheltenham located at 38 mi from Bristol, Preston, Birmingham 78 mi away from Bristol, Manchester situated at 141 mi from Bristol, Wolverhampton at approximately 81 mi from Bristol (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bristol or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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