Bristol to Plymouth train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Bristol to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

162 km

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to start from $51 with an average ticket price of $71.

The fastest train from Bristol to takes 2h 1m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 16m and covers a distance of 162 km.

6 trains that leave Bristol for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Cross Country
10:45AM2h03
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:48PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$511One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:57AM2h34
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:31PMPlymouth station (PLY)
$751One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:45AM2h02
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:47AMPlymouth station (PLY)
$761One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:56AM2h37
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:33AMPlymouth station (PLY)
$761One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:46AM2h01
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:47AMPlymouth station (PLY)
$761One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Plymouth

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Great Western Rail

Trains from Bristol to Plymouth cover the 100 miles (162 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $51 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Bristol to Plymouth trains

You can travel by train to Plymouth from Bristol with CrossCountry and Great Western Rail for as low as $25 (€22). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Plymouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: $28

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Plymouth

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Plymouth can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Plymouth is $51 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Bristol to Plymouth is 1 h 56 min   to travel the 100 mile (162 km) long route, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Plymouth leaves at 5: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Plymouth leaves at 11: 48 PM.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day from Bristol to Plymouth with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Bristol to Plymouth train with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Plymouth from Bristol as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 48 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 Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Plymouth from Bristol is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Plymouth is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bristol to Plymouth including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Plymouth

Bristol
Plymouth
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 Plymouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
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

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