The Bus service between Manchester Airport and Bristol runs 13 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 04:15 and the last bus is at 17:35. You can book a return fare from 43.20 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 Manchester Airport in Manchester Airport to Bristol Coach Station in Bristol. Bristol is 161 miles (259.21Km) from Manchester Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 5hr 20min.
There is 1 change at Birmingham Coach Station. There are also busses that have no changes.
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 Manchester Airport 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 161 miles (259.21Km) from Manchester Airport. 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.
(Fri 20th Jul, 2018)
A free event to celebrate all things Bristol; music, dance, markets and more.
Bristol International Balloon Festival
(Wed 08th Aug, 2018)
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
(Fri 07th Sep, 2018)
A real spectacle of ingenuity, the kites on display are spectacular! The event turned 25 in 2011.