Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)

Showing times and prices for Apr 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

42 km

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to start from $8 with an average ticket price of $12.

The fastest train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to takes 46m in comparison to an average duration of 47m and covers a distance of 42 km.

8 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for every day with 8 travelling directly.

Great Western Railway
11:30AM0h47
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:17PMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$81One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:30PM0h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
07:19PMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$81One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
01:30PM0h47
Cardiff Central (CDF)
02:17PMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
03:30PM0h47
Cardiff Central (CDF)
04:17PMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$141One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:28AM0h49
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:17AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$181One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)

distanceDistance25 miles (41 km)
durationAverage train duration45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) cover the 25 miles (41 km) long trip taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $16 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) trains

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) with Great Western Rail and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Bristol Temple Meads (BRI). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

FAQs: Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) is $16 (€14); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) is on average 45 min   for the 25 mile (41 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) leaves at 6: 28 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) leaves at 11: 11 PM.
There are 17 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) train with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 11 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) is March.
You have options as you can travel to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) from Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Cardiff Central

Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cardiff Airport
14 miles (22 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside of the main entrance.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
Dining
Dining
Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

Trains arriving to Bristol Temple Meads

Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
Distance from Bristol Temple Meads to city center
1.9 miles (3 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Bristol Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 35 minutes via the A1 bus.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platform 3.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is available on the station forecourt. If you require an accessible taxi please approach a member of staff for assistance. To reach the station forecourt; exit through the ticket barriers, turn left and exit through the main doors. You can find more information about local taxi services here. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: WHS/M& S; Uppercrust; Pumpkin; Pasty Shop; Starbucks; Lily's Flowers
Dining
Dining
The Pasty Shop | Starbucks | Upper Crust | Pumpkin Café | Hart's Bakery
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair access, elevators, escalators.

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