Bristol to Barnstaple train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Bristol to Barnstaple

Showing times and prices for May 28


Fastest Journey

2 h 16 m


2 h 46 m

Trains per day



110 km

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to start from $33 with an average ticket price of $50.

The fastest train from Bristol to takes 2h 16m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 46m and covers a distance of 110 km.

6 trains that leave Bristol for every day with It's difficult to get from Bristol to Barnstaple without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
09:28AMBarnstaple station (BNP)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:28AMBarnstaple station (BNP)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:25AMBarnstaple station (BNP)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:25PMBarnstaple station (BNP)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:28PMBarnstaple station (BNP)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Barnstaple

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Bristol to Barnstaple cover the 68 miles (109 km) long route taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $33 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Barnstaple.

Train providers: Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Bus from Bristol to Barnstaple trains

Travel from Bristol to Barnstaple from $23 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Great Western Rail from Bristol to Barnstaple train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Barnstaple

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Barnstaple easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Barnstaple.
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Barnstaple can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Barnstaple is $33 (€29); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Barnstaple train time is 2 h 16 min   covering the 68 mile (109 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Barnstaple leaves at 4: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Barnstaple leaves at 8: 45 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Bristol to Barnstaple which require at least one change with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Bristol to Barnstaple you can take a train with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Bristol and Barnstaple on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 45 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barnstaple, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Barnstaple from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Barnstaple is November.
You have options as you can travel between Bristol and Barnstaple 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Barnstaple

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey from Bristol to Barnstaple.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road
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