The Plane service between Glasgow and Bristol runs 3 times a day. This service is run by Easyjet with the first Plane starting at 08:55 and the last is at 21:45. You can book a return fare from 50.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Plane to Bristol runs from Glasgow Pretwick Airport to Bristol International Airport. Bristol is 372 miles (598.92Km) from Glasgow and the journey time on the Plane will take 1hr 10min.
Direct flight, no changes.
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If you are travelling to Bristol by plane, Bristol Airport is located just 30 minutes from Bristol City Centre. The airport is accessible by the Bristol Flyer bus service which runs every 10 minutes at peak times and offers free wifi.
Trains from Glasgow to Bristol run from Glasgow Central station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Glasgow and Bristol runs regularly up to 20 times a day. The first Train leaves Glasgow at 04:28 and the last Train departing at 17:40. The journey time on the Train is 5hr 55min.
There are 2 changes at Carlisle and Birmingham New Street Station.
It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Glasgow to Bristol for just 140.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 152.00 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.
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If you are arriving or departing from Bristol by Train, you will be using Bristol Temple Meads 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.
The Bus service between Glasgow and Bristol runs 3 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 08:15 and the last bus is at 23:00. You can book a return fare from 71.00 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 Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow to Bristol Coach Station in Bristol. Bristol is 372 miles (598.92Km) from Glasgow and the journey time on the Bus will take 9hr 50min.
On most busses there is no change, on some there is 1 change at Birmingham Coach Station
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 Glasgow 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.
Bristol is 372 miles (598.92Km) from Glasgow. 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.
Bristol International Balloon Festival
(Tue 08th Aug, 2017)
An internationally-renowned event, the Balloon Fiesta is one of the largest in Bristol's calendar and the night-glow is definitely worth seeing.
International Kite Festival
(Thu 07th Sep, 2017)
A real spectacle of ingenuity, the kites on display are spectacular! The event turned 25 in 2011.
St Paul's Carnival
(Thu 14th Sep, 2017)
The carnival is so much more than just a procession and with the static attractions and crowds, it is one of the biggest events in Bristol.