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Best prices for bus tickets Bristol to Bath

from £4.10 MORE 0h45m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Bristol to Bath
from £7.50 MORE 0h18m

Route information

Bus Bristol Bath

Bus journey Bristol to Bath

Bristol Bath bus map

Bus Time 0h45m
Origin Bristol, England
Destination Bath, England
Distance 12 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £4.10
Bus operators: National Express
  • The buses connecting Bristol (England) to Bath (England) are run by National Express.
  • The cheapest ticket found to take the bus from Bristol to Bath in the next month starts from €4.10. Travelling by bus is often the best option to spend less compared to the cost of travelling by plane and train tickets.
  • Travelling by bus will most of the time enable you to make savings comparing to other travel options. Nevertheless you will have to spend on average 0h45m on the road to cover the 12 miles between Bristol and Bath.

Discount coach Bristol to Bath

National Express discounts Bristol to Bath

If you are looking to travel from Bristol to Bath by bus using National Express, many opportunities are available to save money on you journey. By booking your ticket at least three days before departure, you will be more likely to see the Funfare tickets which are the cheapest tickets available.

National Express provides coach services to around 1 thousand destinations in the United Kingdom, including Bath from Bristol. Therefore, we suggest you to purchase a National Express coachcard if you wish to travel several times by bus during the year.

Depending on your age and situation, you have the ability to get a Young Persons coachcard, a Senior coachcard or the Disabled coachcard. It costs £10* for 12 months and allows you to save 33% on National Express fares no matter when you travel.

National Express also offers Family Coachcards which enable your kids to take the coach for free as long as they are with an adult with a full fare ticket. The Family Coachcards cost £8* for 12 months for an adult and a child and £16* a year for two adults and two children.

Willing to travel for a few weeks? The Brit Xplorer passes allow you to travel for free inside the UK for a fixed price: Hobo pass (£79* for 7 days), Footloose pass (£139* for 14 days) and RollingStone pass (£219* for 28 days).

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between Bristol and Bath:

Bristol to Bath trains

Coach stations to travel between Bristol and Bath

For your journey between Bristol and Bath several coach stations of departure and arrival exist. You can choose between the following bus stations departure: Bristol UWE bus station, Bristol Central bus station, Bristol City Centre bus station, Bristol Aztec bus station, Bristol Cribbs Causeway bus station, Bristol outside Terminal bus station.

For your arrival, several coach stations are available :Bath bus station, Bath Convocation Avenue bus station.

Book a coach from Bristol to Bath

To purchase your Bristol to Bath bus ticket, you can go on National Express website that offers bus tickets between Bristol to Bath:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Bristol to Bath bus tickets from £5. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Bristol to Bath, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.


Bus times from Bristol to Bath

Every day many National Express coaches travel from Bristol to Bath: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

Things to do in Bath

Discover the best of Bath by going to these 6 locations

  • Fashion Museum
  • Bath Abbey
  • Royal Crescent
  • Pulteney Bridge
  • Holburne Museum
  • Museum of Bath at Work

If you want to spend some time exploring Bath, we have listed for you some places to visit in order to help you organize your trip. Your itinerary will probably be different depending on your preferences or whether you're coming to the city with your partner, family or friends but some of these suggestions can be of interest. Many of these landmarks are free to visit but we suggest you to verify, especially as you may be able to buy tickets beforehand to avoid the crowds.

Fashion Museum could be the starting place for your itinerary as it is one of the most important attractions for travellers. You can then carry on your visit with Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey which are also well-known.

You might also continue your visit with Holburne Museum which is another way to discover the city.

If you still got spare time, you should go and have a look at the Royal Crescent which is also appreciated by tourists.

Our last suggestion if you would like to have a full picture of the city will be the Museum of Bath at Work. Do not forget to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your visit as it could enable you to meet locals who might be able to provide you with more advices.

Travel information for your bus from Bristol to Bath

More and more passengers are choosing to journey by coach in the United Kingdom and Europe because it's a cheap mean of transport. Regularly, new lines are proposed by coach companies enabling you to go everywhere in UK and all over Europe. Going by coach from Bristol to Bath is often a cheaper solution than the airplane, train or private car. However the trip is often longer, and will last around 0h45m.

The trip is more time consuming but today companies focus on comfort on coaches and services to satisfy their travelers. Buses are equipped with large comfortable seats, WiFi and electrical outlets! So you can take with your electronic devices on buses!

For your next journey by coach from Bristol to Bath National Express demand travelers to arrive 30 minutes before the bus departs. Arriving in advance allows you to load your luggage and get comfortable on the coach. If you come at the bus station at the last moment, boarding is no more ensured.

About bag allowance most bus companies in Great Britain permit travelers to take two medium-sized suitcases and one piece of hand baggage per person on board. If you want to travel with one or two extra baggage, you can add additional bag when you buy your ticket and travel with extra luggage.

If you need to cancel your journey by bus from Bristol to Bath, carriers generally propose travel insurance covering personal accident, loss of or damage to personal baggage and personal liability. For more information we recommend you to consult companies' websites.

Next coach departures

Leaving today? Find the next coach services to Bath

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Bristol Bristol , bond street (near black's) arrive
Bath Chippenham , cepen park south, lay-by outside sainsbury's
1h03m Megabus
Bristol Bristol , bond street (near black's) arrive
Bath Chippenham , bath road/the bridge
1h10m Megabus
Bristol Bristol (coach station)
Bath Bath (bus station)
0h50m National Express

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 bus departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 5 services are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first bus Bristol to Bath is at 01:30. The last bus leaves at 16:15. Coach operators may adapt the first and last departure hours depending on the day of the week as well as if you're travelling during the holiday season, public holidays or for a popular event.

Best price found for bus from Bristol to Bath

Gopili compares prices to find you cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Bath. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Bath Bristol bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

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£4.10 23/11/2017 16:15 National Express 21 hours ago
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£4.10 30/11/2017 16:15 National Express 1 month ago
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£4.30 24/11/2017 16:15 National Express 1 day ago
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£4.30 21/11/2017 16:15 National Express 5 days ago
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£4.30 07/12/2017 16:15 National Express 12 days ago
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£4.30 26/11/2017 16:35 National Express 14 days ago
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£4.30 18/12/2017 16:15 National Express 14 days ago
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£4.30 25/11/2017 16:35 National Express 24 days ago
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£6.00 26/11/2017 16:30 National Express 14 days ago
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£6.00 25/11/2017 16:30 National Express 24 days ago

Best price found for Bristol to Bath bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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As you can notice in the chart above, the cost of the ticket for a coach from Bristol to Bath is increasing as the date gets closer. Buying your ticket in advance can help you save money as well as avoiding missing the bus because it is full. It is 18% cheaper to get your seat 7 days in advance (from £5) as opposed to on the day you're travelling (from £6).

The results take into account the cheapest prices found, when booking beforehand or on the day on you intend to travel, in the past six months.