There are 5 ways to get from Bristol to Glastonbury by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Castle Cary

$62 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Street, The Library 376

$11

3 alternative options

Line 376 bus, line 174 bus, line 669 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 376 bus from Temple Meads to Wells, Bus Station 376
  2. Take the line 174 bus from Wells, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph 174
  3. Take the line 669 bus from Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph to Pilton, Sewage Works 669

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bristol to Glastonbury 24.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Glastonbury 24.9 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Glastonbury, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from Bristol to Glastonbury via Westbury (Wilts) and Castle Cary in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Glastonbury via Wells, Bus Station, Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph, and Pilton, Sewage Works in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Temple Meads to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Wells, Bus Station to Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Street, The Library
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Frome Minibuses
Website
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph to Pilton, Sewage Works
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bristol to Glastonbury
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol to Glastonbury?

The distance between Bristol and Glastonbury is 34 km. The road distance is 40 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Glastonbury?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Glastonbury is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Glastonbury?

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Glastonbury is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £40 - £55.

Is there a direct bus between Bristol and Glastonbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Glastonbury. However, there are services departing from Temple Meads and arriving at Pilton, Sewage Works via Wells, Bus Station and Shepton Mallet, Cenotaph. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Bristol to Glastonbury?

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Bristol to Glastonbury, including transfers.