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Edinburgh to Bristol

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

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How to travel from Edinburgh to Bristol ?

Trip Edinburgh Bristol

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance312 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Edinburgh to Bristol? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Bristol from Edinburgh You just have to specify the departure date to Bristol then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Edinburgh, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, MegaBus, First TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Aurigny Air Services, FlyBE, Blablacar and Easyjet will carry you to Bristol.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Edinburgh to Bristol bus

Are you looking for a bus from Edinburgh to Bristol? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Edinburgh and Bristol and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Bristol, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Edinburgh Bristol route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • If ythe duration of the trip Edinburgh and Bristol by coach may seem a little long, the night buses Edinburgh Bristol are the solution for not wasting time and arrive at Bristol in the early morning.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Edinburgh Bristol is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The coaches operating the Edinburgh Bristol line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 312 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Edinburgh Bristol trip

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Edinburgh Bristol.

National Express Edinburgh Bristol

Departure bus stations in Edinburgh

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Edinburgh from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Bristol' must be mentioned. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Edinburgh

Bus stops at arrival in Bristol

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

  • Bristol

Train Edinburgh to Bristol

Is there a direct train bound for Bristol from Edinburgh?

Yes, the Edinburgh to Bristol route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Edinburgh-Bristol train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Edinburgh Bristol

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

Edinburgh Bristol train companies

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

Railway stations from Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Waverley

Railway stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Bristol

Cheap flights to Bristol are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • Book your Edinburgh Bristol flight well in advance to get the best prices. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Be flexible with your dates of travel to Bristol. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.

Which airlines fly from Edinburgh to Bristol ?

Easyjet is the only airline flying with direct link to Bristol from the airport of Edinburgh.
Easyjet Edinburgh Bristol

Departure airport in Edinburgh

  • EDI Edinburgh

Destination airport in Bristol

  • BRS Bristol

Carpool from Edinburgh to Bristol

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Edinburgh-Bristol ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Edinburgh to Bristol, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you surely have better chances to get Edinburgh-Bristol rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Bristol.

When you book a ride between Edinburgh Bristol, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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