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Cambridge to Bristol by bus

The journey from Cambridge to Bristol by bus is 126.91 mi and takes 5 hr 48 min. There are 64 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:50 AM and the last at 8:52 PM. It is possible to travel from Cambridge to Bristol by bus for as little as $7.10 or as much as $108.63. The best price for this journey is $7.10.

Lowest Price$7.10
Journey Duration5 hr 48 min
Connection per Day64
Lowest Price$7.10
Highest Price$108.63
First Departure3:50 AM
Last Departure8:52 PM
Distance126.91 mi
DepartureCambridge
ArrivalBristol
CarriersGreat Northern, CrossCountryMore

Cambridge to Bristol Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Bristol
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cambridge to Bristol.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cambridge to Bristol, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cambridge to Bristol.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book Cambridge to Bristol travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cambridge to Bristol

The cheapest Cambridge - Bristol bus tickets can be found for as low as $6.94 if you’re lucky, or $20.86 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $32.84.

Find the best day to travel to Bristol by bus

When travelling to Bristol by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that operates passenger services between London and the southwest of England, as well as parts of Wales. It was founded in 1833 and was originally known as the Great Western Railway Company. GWR is now owned by FirstGroup. The company is known for its iconic green livery and its historic steam locomotives, including the famous Flying Scotsman.

Greater Anglia, which is operated by the Transport UK Group, provides passenger rail services in the East of England. It operates services on the Great Eastern Main Line from London Liverpool Street to destinations such as Norwich, Ipswich, and Colchester, as well as on the West Anglia Main Line from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and Stansted Airport. Greater Anglia also operates regional services in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire. The Department for Transport has awarded the operating contract for services until 2025 to Abellio East Anglia Limited.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Thameslink is a railway service in the United Kingdom that runs through central London, connecting Bedford in the north and Brighton in the south. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves over 200 stations, including major transport hubs such as St Pancras International, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport. Thameslink trains run every few minutes during peak hours and offer a range of services, from fast express trains to stopping services that serve local communities. The service has undergone significant upgrades in recent years, including the introduction of new trains and the completion of major infrastructure projects such as the Thameslink Programme.

Services on board Great Northern, National Express and Megabus from Cambridge to Bristol
Compare services on board when travelling from Cambridge to Bristol by bus.
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Cambridge to Bristol CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
14.3kg
Bus
15.32kg
Flight
40.85kg
Car
32.68kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cambridge to Bristol?
A bus ticket from Cambridge to Bristol is $59.52. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $7.10.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cambridge to Bristol?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cambridge to Bristol is $7.10. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cambridge and Bristol by bus?
Cambridge to Bristol is 126.91 mi.
How long does the bus between Cambridge and Bristol take?
Cambridge to Bristol is on average 5 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 55 min.
Which companies operate from Cambridge to Bristol?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Bristol is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Great Northern, CrossCountry, National Express, Megabus, Greater Anglia, Thameslink, Great Western Railway and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cambridge to Bristol?
Cambridge to Bristol has 64 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cambridge to Bristol leave?
The earliest bus from Cambridge to Bristol departs at 3:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cambridge to Bristol depart?
The latest bus from Cambridge to Bristol departs at 8:52 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cambridge to Bristol in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $7.10 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cambridge to Bristol?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Cambridge to go to Bristol.
What's the fastest journey time between Cambridge to Bristol by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cambridge and Bristol is 3 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cambridge to Bristol?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cambridge and Bristol.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cambridge to Bristol by bus?
The bus journey from Cambridge to Bristol creates 15.32kg of CO2 emissions.

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