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$11National Express
$402Aurigny Air Services
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Jul 22
$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$376Aurigny Air Services
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$337BA Cityflyer
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$341Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$353Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$221KLM
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$42Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$289Aurigny Air Services
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$31South Western Railway
$8National Express
$379Aurigny Air Services
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$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$319Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$248Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$258Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$265Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$195KLM
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$29Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$185KLM
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$21South Western Railway
$8National Express
$247Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$8National Express
$270Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$233Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$40National Express
$216Aer Lingus
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$69Great Western Railway
$10National Express
$258KLM
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$69Great Western Railway
$11National Express
$195KLM
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$21South Western Railway
$8National Express
$220KLM

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Journey Summary

London to Bristol Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 59 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $63
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

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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, Jul 26
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08:001h 43m09:43
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Sat, Jul 27
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07:001h 41m08:41
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Mon, Aug 26
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08:301h 39m10:09
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Sat, Jul 27
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07:001h 41m08:41
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Tue, Jul 23
Train
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08:001h 43m09:43
LondonBristol
Return Train Tickets for Bristol to London
Tue, Jul 23
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South Western Railway
07:483h 1m10:49
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Wed, Jul 24
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07:483h 1m10:49
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Thu, Jul 25
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07:483h 1m10:49
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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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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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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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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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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

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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 Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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