|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$187 (€150)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Bristol to Edinburgh cover the 311 miles (501 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 49 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $187 (€150), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $124 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Bristol and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry between Bristol and Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Bristol to Edinburgh train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bristol - Edinburgh journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Bristol to Edinburgh by train is 311 miles (501 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as $124 (€100) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Bristol and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Bristol - Edinburgh train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
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Travelers can begin to leave from either Bristol's Parkway or Temple Meads Station to Edinburgh's Waverley, Park, or Haymarket stations from just before 5:00 a.m. until 22:30 p.m. Peak time during the day is from the first train of the day until 8:30 a.m. The journey most likely will take around 6.5 hours, but later trains could take up to 13 hours. Passengers can choose between CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, First Great Western, East Coast, Transpennine Express, and Scotrail.
Return trains from Edinburgh to Bristol are also available.
With a long history as a major British port, Bristol is a dynamic city with much to offer the modern traveler. Pay homage to the city's nautical origins with a visit to the SS Great Britain before broadening your mind with the interactive exhibits at the At-Bristol Science Centre. Painswick Rococo Park, Berkeley Castle, and the Suspension Bridge treats the eye to a wide range of architecture while the Wetlands Centre and Wookey Hole Caves display Mother Nature's marvels.
Edinburgh has much to offer as the capital of Scotland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take the challenge and climb the 287 steps to the top of the Scott Monument. The rewarding and priceless panoramic views of the city at the end are well worth the hike. For less strenuous endeavours, tour the Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles Cathedral, or the National Galleries of Scotland. Otherwise, you can stretch your wallet at Princes Street or perfect your swing at the many nearby golf courses.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
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