Train from London to Bristol

Cheap train tickets from London to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

48

Average

96

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.

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09:20AMLondon Waterloo3h10 12:30PMBristol Temple Meads
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481One-way
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08:50AMLondon Waterloo3h00 11:50AMBristol Temple Meads
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481One-way
09:32AMLondon Paddington1h34 11:06AMBristol Temple Meads
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661One-way
09:48AMLondon Paddington1h43 11:31AMBristol Temple Meads
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681One-way
09:02AMLondon Paddington1h37 10:39AMBristol Temple Meads
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1231One-way

Train schedule from London to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
08:02AMLondon Paddington1h33 09:35AMBristol Temple Meads
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08:32AMLondon Paddington1h33 10:05AMBristol Temple Meads
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08:48AMLondon Paddington1h44 10:32AMBristol Temple Meads
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08:50AMLondon Waterloo3h00 11:50AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:02AMLondon Paddington1h37 10:39AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:20AMLondon Waterloo3h10 12:30PMBristol Temple Meads
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09:32AMLondon Paddington1h34 11:06AMBristol Temple Meads
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09:48AMLondon Paddington1h43 11:31AMBristol Temple Meads
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Fastest train times from London to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

1 h 33 m

Average

1 h 59 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

171 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London 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
08:02AMLondon Paddington1h33 09:35AMBristol Temple Meads
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1351One-way
Fastest
08:32AMLondon Paddington1h33 10:05AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
1351One-way
09:32AMLondon Paddington1h34 11:06AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
661One-way
09:02AMLondon Paddington1h37 10:39AMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
1231One-way
09:48AMLondon Paddington1h43 11:31AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
681One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Bristol

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 28 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or First Great Western Service

Trains from London to Bristol cover the 106 miles (171 km) long route taking on average 1 h 37 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $46 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, Chiltern Railways and South Western Railway from London to Bristol trains

Find the best trains between London and Bristol with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail, Chiltern Railways and South Western Railway from $21 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Train information from London to Bristol with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 34 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 28 a day

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with South Western Railway between London and Bristol for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest South Western Railway train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the London to Bristol train with South Western Railway (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your London - Bristol journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from London to Bristol by train is 106 miles (171 km). You can book tickets for this South Western Railway train for as low as $21 (€19) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for South Western Railway tickets from London to Bristol in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect South Western Railway London - Bristol train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from London to Bristol: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Chiltern Railways tickets to Bristol from London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Chiltern Railways from London to Bristol all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Chiltern Railways train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 106 miles (171 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Chiltern Railways train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London to Bristol routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Chiltern Railways London to Bristol train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bristol with Chiltern Railways!

    Trains from London to Bristol

    Making the journey of 104 miles from London to Bristol by train is quick and relaxing, with over 80 departures on weekdays and journey times that start at just under one hour and 30 minutes. The route is operated by Great Western Railway with departures from London Paddington Station and arrivals at Bristol Temple Meads Station. All services are direct with services starting in the early morning and continuing until late at night.

    London to Bristol Train time: Daily departures

    On weekdays there are over 80 trains from London to Bristol and up to five departures an hour with a slightly reduced service at the weekend. The first departure is in the early morning with the last train leaving London Paddington late at night.

    How long is the journey by train from London to Bristol?

    The train from London to Bristol takes from just under one hour and 30 minutes to approximately one hour and 45 minutes. All routes are direct.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Bristol?

    Departure train station: The train from London to Bristol departs from London Paddington Station. This busy transport hub is located slightly to the west of central London and within walking distance of many city attractions. It is part of Transport for London's extensive network of suburban and local trains, underground services, and local buses. The station has car and bicycle parking, car rental desks, and taxi stands. Among its other facilities are WiFi, a ticket office, ticket machines, cash machines, a left-luggage office, restrooms, waiting rooms, and a selection of shops, cafes, and restaurants. All areas of the station have step-free access, there are adapted toilets, and there are induction hearing loops in the ticket office.

    Arrival train station: The train from London to Bristol terminates at Bristol Temple Meads Station which is within a few minutes' walk of Bristol city center with its shops and tourist attractions. Local bus routes also link the station and the city center. Station facilities include car and bicycle parking, a taxi stand, car rental desks, cash machines, a ticket office, ticket machines, waiting rooms, and restrooms. There is also a range of shops, food kiosks, and a restaurant. All areas of Bristol Temple Meads Station can be reached by ramp or lift and there are adapted toilets as well as induction hearing loops in the ticket office.

    Which train companies travel from London to Bristol?

    Frequent direct train services from London to Bristol are operated by Great Western Railway. One of Britain's original train providers, the company operates routes that link London with the South West and South Wales.

    Great Western Railway London to Bristol

    Great Western Railway operates up to 80 high-speed trains from London to Bristol on weekdays. All routes are direct and start operating in the early morning. There are then up to five departures an hour until late at night. The service is slightly reduced on Saturdays and Sundays. Journey times are between one hour and 20 minutes and approximately one hour and 40 minutes.

    London to Bristol trains: Services on board

    First and second class tickets can be bought for Great Western trains from London to Bristol and individual seat reservations can be made. Carriages are modern and comfortable with plenty of legroom and ample luggage storage at the end of each carriage and in overhead racks. There is no luggage limit but passengers must be able to board and disembark with their own suitcases. An additional charge is made for bicycles and their carriage should be prebooked. Up to two dogs on leads or two small pets in appropriate carriers can travel free of charge as can service animals. All carriages have wheelchair bays, train toilets are accessible to passengers with limited mobility, and ramps are provided for boarding and leaving the train. Further assistance can be requested if needed.

    How can I find cheap train tickets from London to Bristol?

    The best way to find cheap train tickets from London to Bristol is to book online in advance and take advantage of any special deals that are advertised. Another way to save money is to be flexible about the date and time of travel. Traveling very early in the morning or late at night is often cheaper than buying peak time tickets.

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 31 €
    2 weeks earlier 22 €41%
    3 weeks earlier 19 €63%
    1 month before 18 €72%
    2 months earlier 18 €72%
    3 months earlier 18 €72%


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    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 London - Bristol 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 63% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket London - Bristol with 2 months in advance you save up to about 72% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 72%.
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    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Bristol

    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 London to Bristol.
    FAQs
    Train tickets from London to Bristol for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Bristol train to cost on average $46 (€42)  one way.
    The London to Bristol train distance is approximately 106 miles (171 km).
    On average the London to Bristol train time is 1 h 37 min  covering the 106 miles (171 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Bristol Temple Meads   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Bristol most often arrive at Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from this train station to the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from London to Bristol, you can rely on South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, Chiltern Railways or First Great Western Service to get you to Bristol. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Bristol journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 28 direct trains per day from London to Bristol. You can look to travel with Great Western Railway  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    The average number of trains departing London for Bristol is 45 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from London at 4: 45 AM. The last train leaves from London at 10: 33 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Bristol and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Bristol is on average $46 (€42) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Bristol available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Bristol
    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey between London and Bristol.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3450774224
    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    24/7
    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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