Bournemouth to Bristol By Train (2hr 30 from 67.50 GBP)


Bournemouth Railway Station to Bristol Parkway Railway Station by Train

Bournemouth Railway Station to Bristol Parkway Railway Station by train

Trains from Bournemouth to Bristol run from Bournemouth Railway Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Bournemouth and Bristol runs regularly up to 20 times a day. The first Train leaves Bournemouth at 05:15 and the last Train departing at 20:20. The journey time on the Train is 2hr 30.


There is 1 change at Reading Station.


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Bournemouth to Bristol for just 67.50 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 133.00 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Bournemouth to Bristol click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Bristol by Train, you will be using Bristol Parkway Railway Station Train station on London Road. Bristol Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


 Bournemouth To Bristol by Bus (6hr 30min from 40.00 GBP)


Bournemouth Coach Station to Queens Road by Bus

Bournemouth Coach Station to Queens Road by bus

The Bus service between Bournemouth and Bristol runs 7 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 05:15 and the last bus is at 20:00. You can book a return fare from 40.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Bristol runs from Bournemouth Coach Station in Bournemouth to Queens Road in Bristol. Bristol is 75 miles (120.75Km) from Bournemouth and the journey time on the Bus will take 6hr 30min.


There is 1 change at Victoria Coach Station in London. Travel times are extremely long in comparison to other transport methods.


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Bournemouth to Bristol click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Bristol by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bristol Central coach station, on Marlborough Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Bristol City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Bristol see our guide to Bristol Bus and Coach Station.


Bournemouth to Bristol by Car (2hr 07min 76 miles)


Car parking

Bristol is 76 miles (122.36Km) from Bournemouth. If you are travelling to Bristol by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Bristol Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Bristol. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Bristol there are several places to pick up a car.




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