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Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Plymouth to Bristol

From £12.80 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 55 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Plymouth to Bristol

Our fastest coach to Bristol Bus Station from Plymouth will get you there in just 2 hrs 55 mins, giving you more time to explore this beautiful city.

With coaches running up to 6 times a day and from £12.80 one-way*, you can travel with confidence once again.

Plymouth to Bristol journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 55 mins
Cheapest price From £12.80 *
Distance (approx) 199km
No. of stops 2 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 5.25am/15.30pm (from Plymouth Coach Station)

Our Plymouth to Bristol services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

101 coach towards Birmingham

Our 101 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Plymouth Coach Station
  • Exeter City Centre
  • Exeter (Honiton Road)
  • Bristol Coach Station

102 coach towards Birmingham

Our 102 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Plymouth Coach Station
  • Paignton
  • Torquay
  • Exeter City Centre
  • Exeter (Honiton Road)
  • Bristol Coach Station

104 coach towards Birmingham

Our 104 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Plymouth Coach Station
  • Exeter City Centre
  • Exeter (Honiton Road)
  • Bristol Coach Station

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Departing from Plymouth

Plymouth Coach Station is based in the city centre, and surrounded by facilities and city centre amenities. The station is easily reached via the network of city buses which all pass through the station, and taxis. Facilities at the station include parking, a cafe, a newsagents, mobile device charging points, and more.

For more information on what's available, view our Plymouth Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving in Bristol

Bristol Bus and Coach Station is based on Marlborough Street - just an 8-minute walk from the city centre. The station served by many city bus services, and taxis and rail services are nearby for travel further afield. Bristol Station has several facilities for commuters, including cafe, newsagents, seating, ticket machines and more.

For more information, take a look at our Bristol Bus Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Plymouth to Bristol?

The first coach leaves from Plymouth Coach Station at 5.25am, arriving at Bristol Coach Station at 8.20am.

When is the last coach from Plymouth to Bristol?

The last coach leaves from Plymouth Coach Station at 15.30pm, arriving at Bristol Coach Station at 19.10pm.

How much is the coach from Plymouth to Bristol?

A one-way journey from Plymouth to Bristol is available from £12.80*.

How long does the coach take from Plymouth to Bristol?

Coach journeys from Plymouth to Bristol take on average 3 hrs 40 mins. However, our fastest coach will arrive in 2 hrs 55 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Plymouth to Bristol?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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