Trains from London to Bristol

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The cheapest Trains

from London
to Bristol

Cheapest

$69

Average

$123

Showing times and prices for May 28

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bristol will cost around $ 123 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 69.

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09:00London Paddington1h 43m 10:43Bristol Temple Meads
$69
1One-way
$691One-way
2nd cheapest
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08:30London Paddington1h 43m 10:13Bristol Temple Meads
$150
1One-way
$1501One-way
2nd cheapest
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08:00London Paddington1h 44m 09:44Bristol Temple Meads
$150
1One-way
$1501One-way

Train Times

London to Bristol

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08:00London Paddington1h4409:44Bristol Temple Meads
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08:30London Paddington1h4310:13Bristol Temple Meads
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09:00London Paddington1h4310:43Bristol Temple Meads
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Mon
May 27
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$14National Express
$377Aurigny Air Services
Tue
May 28
$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$323Aer Lingus
Wed
May 29
$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
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Thu
May 30
$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$304Aer Lingus
Fri
May 31
$69Great Western Railway
$14National Express
$329TAM Airlines
Sat
Jun 1
$42Great Western Railway
$14National Express
$310Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Jun 2
$42Great Western Railway
$14National Express
$258Aer Lingus
Mon
Jun 3
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$244Aer Lingus
Tue
Jun 4
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$232Aer Lingus
Wed
Jun 5
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$213Aer Lingus
Thu
Jun 6
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$273Aer Lingus
Fri
Jun 7
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$230KLM
Sat
Jun 8
$29Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$209KLM
Sun
Jun 9
$29Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$302Aer Lingus
Mon
Jun 10
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$231Aer Lingus
Tue
Jun 11
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$231Aer Lingus
Wed
Jun 12
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$213Aer Lingus
Thu
Jun 13
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$227Aer Lingus
Fri
Jun 14
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$182KLM
Sat
Jun 15
$49Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$198KLM
Sun
Jun 16
$25Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$259Aurigny Air Services

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The fastest trains

from London
to Bristol

Fastest Journey

1h 43m

Average

1h 43m

train per day

3

Distance

171 km

Showing times and prices for May 28

Of the 3 trains that leave London for Bristol every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 171 km distance in an average of 1h 43m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1h 43m .

The slowest trains will take 1h 44m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:30London Paddington1h 43m 10:13Bristol Temple Meads
$150
1One-way
$1501One-way
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09:00London Paddington1h 43m 10:43Bristol Temple Meads
$69
1One-way
$691One-way
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08:00London Paddington1h 44m 09:44Bristol Temple Meads
$150
1One-way
$1501One-way
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Journey Summary

London to Bristol Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 48 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $46
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Bristol
Distance:171 km
TrainTrain Companies:Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

Trains from London to Bristol

The majority of trains running from London to Bristol depart from London Paddington station and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads train station. If beginning your journey at other popular London stations such as London Victoria or London St Pancras, buses and the Underground offer various connections to London Paddington. The majority of available London to Bristol trains are direct; however, changes may need to be made at stations such as Westbury or Salisbury. Trains departures span the day from the early morning until well into the evening, with peak times during the weekdays at regular commuting hours. The average trip takes between 1½ to 2 hours. First Great Western is the major train company operating trains from London to Bristol along this route. All train tickets in the UK must be purchased prior to boarding the train, and pre-booking your tickets can often get passengers cheaper fares and better connections.

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London to Bristol Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Bristol when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€52

1 Day in Advance

€52

1 Week in Advance

€39

2 Weeks in Advance

€39

1 Month in Advance

€39

3 Months in Advance

€39

London to Bristol Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Bristol with dozens of trains making the journey every day.


  • autobus All London to Bristol trains are run by Great Western Railways.
  • autobus Most trains are direct, depart from London Paddington train station and arrive at Bristol Temple Meads train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Bristol take as little as 1 hour and 37 minutes to arrive in Bristol.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Bristol train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from London

A drawcard for British and international visitors alike, England's capital is a multicultural melting pot of iconic sites and historical spots. This includes many of the important stations such as London Paddington Station, where the majority of trains from London to Bristol depart. London Paddington Station can be found in the west part of central London on the Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, District, and Circle Lines of the London Underground as well as by a number of bus routes. Taxis also regularly service the station. Transfers from other major London train stations such as Charing Cross, Victoria Station or Liverpool Street are best done via the Tube. The station also offers a number of facilities including shops, cashpoints, information and public WiFi.

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Best fares for trains from London to Bristol

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Fri, May 31
Train
Great Western Railway
08:001h 43m09:43
LondonBristol
Sat, Jun 1
Train
Great Western Railway
07:301h 44m09:14
LondonBristol
Fastest Trains from London to Bristol
Sun, Jun 23
Train
Great Western Railway
09:151h 38m10:53
LondonBristol
Sat, Jun 8
Train
Great Western Railway
07:001h 41m08:41
LondonBristol
Sat, Jun 15
Train
Great Western Railway
07:001h 41m08:41
LondonBristol
Return Train Tickets for Bristol to London
Wed, May 29
Train
South Western Railway
07:483h 1m10:49
BristolLondon
Thu, May 30
Train
South Western Railway
07:483h 1m10:49
BristolLondon
Fri, May 31
Train
South Western Railway
07:483h 1m10:49
BristolLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Bristol
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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