Cardiff to Bristol train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

23

Average

23

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Bristol is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:18AMCardiff Central0h54 10:12AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
231One-way
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09:28AMCardiff Central0h48 10:16AMBristol Temple Meads
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231One-way
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08:41AMCardiff Central0h57 09:38AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
231One-way
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08:00AMCardiff Central0h52 08:52AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way
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08:28AMCardiff Central0h52 09:20AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way

Train schedule from Cardiff to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, December 5
08:00AMCardiff Central0h52 08:52AMBristol Temple Meads
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08:28AMCardiff Central0h52 09:20AMBristol Temple Meads
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08:41AMCardiff Central0h57 09:38AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:00AMCardiff Central0h53 09:53AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:18AMCardiff Central0h54 10:12AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:28AMCardiff Central0h48 10:16AMBristol Temple Meads
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

52 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

41 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cardiff for Bristol every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:28AMCardiff Central0h48 10:16AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way
08:00AMCardiff Central0h52 08:52AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way
08:28AMCardiff Central0h52 09:20AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way
09:00AMCardiff Central0h53 09:53AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
231One-way
09:18AMCardiff Central0h54 10:12AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
231One-way

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Bristol

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
durationAverage train duration47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency46 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 32 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Bristol cover the 25 miles (40 km) long journey taking on average 47 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 46 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $25 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

Travel between Cardiff and Bristol from $21 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Bristol from Cardiff you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Cardiff to Bristol on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cardiff to Bristol train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 25 miles (40 km) journey between Cardiff and Bristol, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Cardiff to Bristol in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Bristol from Cardiff and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Cardiff to Bristol with CrossCountry!

    Save time and money by searching for and booking your Great Western Rail train between Cardiff and Bristol online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Great Western Rail train to Bristol from Cardiff, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Great Western Rail train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 25 miles (40 km) route between Cardiff and Bristol as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Cardiff and Bristol, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Great Western Rail Cardiff to Bristol train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Train information from Cardiff to Bristol with Great Western Rail:

    • Average Duration: 50 min
    • Great Western Rail frequency: 32 a day

    Train tickets from Cardiff to Bristol: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 10 €
    2 weeks earlier 9 €11%
    3 weeks earlier 7 €43%
    1 month before 6 €67%
    2 months earlier 6 €67%
    3 months earlier 6 €67%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Cardiff - Bristol. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Cardiff - Bristol 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 43% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Cardiff - Bristol with 2 months in advance you save up to about 67% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 67%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Bristol

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Bristol 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 to Bristol.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cardiff to Bristol to cost as little as $21 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Bristol train to cost on average $25 (€23)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 25 miles (40 km)  from Cardiff to Bristol by train.
    While the time it takes to travel 25 miles (40 km) to Bristol from Cardiff can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cardiff to Bristol train journey time is on average 47 min.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

    For the trip from Cardiff to Bristol you can take a train with Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Bristol from Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 32 direct trains per day from Cardiff to Bristol, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Great Western Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Bristol is 46 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Cardiff to Bristol at 5: 07 AM. The last train from Cardiff to Bristol that you can take departs at 11: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Bristol schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    You can find trains from Cardiff to Bristol to cost on average $25 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cardiff to Bristol train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Cardiff and Bristol

    Cardiff
    Bristol
    The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey to Bristol from Cardiff.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
    Public transit options for Cardiff Central
    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)

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