Bristol to Cambridge train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Bristol to Cambridge

Showing times and prices for Apr 16


Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m


3 h 29 m

Trains per day



204 km

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to start from $195 with an average ticket price of $222.

The fastest train from Bristol to takes 3h 24m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 29m and covers a distance of 204 km.

5 trains that leave Bristol for every day with It's difficult to get from Bristol to Cambridge without transferring at least 2 times. travelling directly.

Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:30PMCambridge station (CBG)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:30AMCambridge station (CBG)
3 transfers
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:39AMCambridge North (CMB)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:00PMCambridge station (CBG)
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Cambridge

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$107 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Cambridge cover the 126 miles (204 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $107 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Cambridge.

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Cambridge

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Cambridge can start from as little as $31 (€27) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Cambridge is $107 (€95); 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 Cambridge train travel time is 3 h 12 min   for the 126 mile (204 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Cambridge leaves at 6: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Cambridge leaves at 8: 00 PM.
There is 1 train a day from Bristol to Cambridge which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Bristol to Cambridge train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Cambridge from Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 00 PM.

When departing from Bristol, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road. When arriving in Cambridge, you can end your trip in train stations like Cambridge, Cambridge North and Cambridge or Cambridge North.

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 Cambridge, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Cambridge by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to Cambridge from Bristol 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Cambridge

Bristol Temple Meads is the most popular Bristol railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bristol for your trip to Cambridge.
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
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