Bus from Cardiff to Bristol

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Coach Cardiff Bristol: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus £3.00
Fastest Bus 1h 15m
Earliest Coach 05:05
Latest Coach 17:35
Daily Bus Connections 5 Ø
Distance 41.1 km
Coach Companies megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Air Decker
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Cardiff to Bristol, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Cardiff and arrives in Bristol over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Cardiff to Bristol and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Cardiff to help get you started as well as in Bristol for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Bristol. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from Cardiff. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in Bristol, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from Cardiff to Bristol

Today
from £2.99
Tomorrow
from £5.14
04/08
from £2.99
05/08
from £3.00
06/08
from £3.00
07/08
from £3.00

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • megabus
    05:05
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 1h 15m
    06:20
    Bristol - Bond St
    Economy from £3.00
  • megabus
    05:50
    Cardiff - Friary Gardens
    Duration 1h 45m
    07:35
    Bristol - UWE (East Gate)
    Economy from £3.00
  • megabus
    05:55
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 1h 15m
    07:10
    Bristol - Bond St
    Economy from £3.00
  • megabus
    05:55
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 1h 40m
    07:35
    Bristol - UWE (East Gate)
    Economy from £3.00
  • National Express
    17:30
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 1h 30m
    19:00
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Economy from £5.00
  • National Express
    17:32
    Cardiff - Castle Street
    Duration 1h 28m
    19:00
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Economy from £5.00
  • National Express
    17:35
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 1h 25m
    19:00
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Economy from £5.00
  • National Express
    06:25
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 1h 25m
    07:50
    Bristol - Coach Station
    Economy from £5.00

The cheapest train connections from Cardiff to Bristol

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    07:28
    Cardiff Central Station
    Duration 0h 48m
    08:16
    Bristol - Temple Meads Station
    Economy from £11.00
  • Transport for Wales
    10:34
    Cardiff Central Station
    Duration 1h 37m
    12:11
    Bristol - Temple Meads Station
    Economy from £15.20

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Bristol

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    18:00
    Cardiff
    Duration 1h 10m
    19:10
    Bristol
    Economy from £7.50
  • BlaBlaCar
    17:00
    Cardiff
    Duration 1h 0m
    18:00
    Bristol
    Economy from £7.50

What are the cheapest buses from Cardiff to Bristol you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Cardiff to Bristol but are currently out of service.
  • FlixBus
    09:15
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 1h 0m
    10:15
    Bristol - Bond St
    Economy from £2.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 04/05/2022
  • Air Decker
    04:00
    Cardiff
    Duration 0h 24m
    04:24
    Bristol
    Economy from £9.22
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/06/2021
  • Air Decker
    01:00
    Cardiff
    Duration 0h 24m
    01:24
    Bristol
    Economy from £9.22
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/06/2021
  • Air Decker
    00:00
    Cardiff
    Duration 0h 24m
    00:24
    Bristol
    Economy from £9.22
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/06/2021
  • FlixBus
    11:20
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 1h 0m
    12:20
    Bristol - Bond St
    Economy from £12.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 23/06/2022
  • FlixBus
    17:15
    Cardiff - Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    Duration 1h 0m
    18:15
    Bristol - Bond St
    Economy from £14.99
    Temporarily not available: last found 04/07/2022

Bus Cardiff Bristol: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Cardiff as your place of departure and Bristol as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from Bristol to Cardiff, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the Cardiff Bristol bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by FlixBus at £2.99, whereas the quickest connection takes 1h 15m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from Cardiff to Bristol, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from Cardiff to Bristol!

All bus stops in Cardiff and Bristol

Stations
Bishopsworth - Vicarage Road
Church Rd 1, BS13 8JL Bristol (United Kingdom)
Brislington - Retail Parks
Bath Rd 809, BS4 5NG Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Ashton Gate Stadium
Ashton Rd 33, Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Avonmouth Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Bedminster Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Black Boy Hill
Westbury Road , BS6 6UR Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Bond St
Bond St , BS1 3LX Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Brislington Lidl Bus Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Cabot Circus
Bond Steet 37327, BS1 3LZ Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Clifton Down
Whiteladies Road , BS8 2PH Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Coach Station
Cannon Street/Whitson St , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Cribbs Causeway
Cribbs Causeway , BS34 5DG Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Emersons Green
Emerson Way , BS16 7AE Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Emery Road Bus Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Hengrove Leisure
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Highridge Common Bus Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Lawrence Hill Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Longwell Green
Leisure Road , BS15 9NR Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Montpelier Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Nailsea & Backwell Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Park Avenue
Park Ave , BS32 4SD Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Parkway Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Parson Street Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Portway P&R Bus Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Redland Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Sea Mills Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Shirehampton Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - St Andrews Road Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Stapleton Road Station
Temple Gate , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Stokes Croft
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Temple Meads Station
Temple Gate , BS1 6PW Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - The Centre
Rupert St , Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Triangle West
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - University (Queens Rd)
Queens Road , BS8 Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - University (Stoke Bishop Campus)
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - UWE
Coldharbour Ln 510 , BS161ZP Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - UWE (East Gate)
Coldharbour Lane , BS16 1QD Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - UWE (Entrance North)
Filton Rd , BS16 1ZG Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - West Town Lane
W Town Ln 9, BS4 5DA Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - White Tree
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Wills Hall
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Bristol - Wootton Park Bus Station
Bristol (United Kingdom)
Keynsham - Church
High St 10, BS31 Bristol (United Kingdom)
Saltford - The Crown
Bath Rd 500, BS31 3HJ Bristol (United Kingdom)

Bus Cardiff Bristol: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Cardiff to Bristol?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £3.00 and takes 1h 0m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from Cardiff to Bristol, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 4 bus companies with a range of ticket prices from £2.99 to £14.99. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Bristol.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from Cardiff to Bristol each day?

Every day, the Cardiff Bristol bus route is offered by approximately 5 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the Cardiff Bristol bus route take?

The fastest coach from Cardiff to Bristol takes 1h 15m and is offered by Air Decker. Bus tickets for this route cost £9.22. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Cardiff to Bristol?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the Cardiff Bristol bus route, we currently compare 5 direct bus connections with the following companies: megabus

When does the first bus from Cardiff depart for Bristol?

The earliest bus from Cardiff to Bristol leaves at 05:05. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from Cardiff depart for Bristol?

The latest bus from Cardiff to Bristol starts at 17:35. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which coach companies offer connections for the Cardiff Bristol bus route?

When travelling from Cardiff to Bristol can travel with megabus, National Express and FlixBus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the Cardiff Bristol bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the Cardiff Bristol bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from Cardiff to Bristol have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cardiff to Bristol on your planned travel date.

Compare Cardiff and Bristol

£3.79
£4.11
Cardiff
Bristol
A taxi journey in Cardiff is 8% cheaper than in Bristol.
£1.80
£1.70
Cardiff
Bristol
A bus fare in Cardiff is 6% more expensive than in Bristol.
£3.00
£3.75
Cardiff
Bristol
A pint of beer in Cardiff is 20% cheaper than in Bristol.
£0.90
£1.18
Cardiff
Bristol
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 24% cheaper than in Bristol.
£5.80
£7.18
Cardiff
Bristol
A meal in Cardiff is 20% cheaper than in Bristol.

Bus routes from Cardiff and Bristol

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