Manchester to Bristol train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

72

Average

110

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.

Cheapest
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h44 12:15PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
721One-way
Cheapest
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h48 01:19PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
721One-way
10:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h05 01:32PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
1231One-way
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h06 12:33PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
1311One-way
09:05AMManchester Piccadilly3h14 12:19PMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
1311One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 27
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h04 11:31AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h44 12:15PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
09:05AMManchester Piccadilly3h14 12:19PMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h06 12:33PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h48 01:19PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
10:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h05 01:32PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Bristol

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

227 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Bristol every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h04 11:31AMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
1311One-way
10:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h05 01:32PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
1231One-way
09:27AMManchester Piccadilly3h06 12:33PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
1311One-way
09:05AMManchester Piccadilly3h14 12:19PMBristol Temple Meads
0 transfers
1311One-way
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly3h44 12:15PMBristol Temple Meads
1 transfer
721One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Bristol

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales or Cross Country

Trains from Manchester to Bristol cover the 140 miles (226 km) long route taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $45 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Manchester to Bristol trains

Travel from Manchester to Bristol from $45 (€40) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

CrossCountry

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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Manchester and Bristol, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 140 miles (226 km) route to Bristol from Manchester, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Bristol from Manchester as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Manchester and Bristol in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for CrossCountry trains between Manchester and Bristol starting at $139 (€122), buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Manchester to Bristol train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 17 min
  • Average Price: $139
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Bristol.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bristol for as low as $45 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Bristol train to cost on average $74 (€65)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km)  from Manchester to Bristol by train.
The Manchester to Bristol train duration is on average 3 h 9 min, which is to be expected when traveling 140 miles (226 km) to Bristol from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Bristol Temple Meads.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center of Bristol.

If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Bristol, you can rely on Transport for Wales or Cross Country to get you to Bristol. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Bristol route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Bristol is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Manchester at 5: 30 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 10: 38 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Bristol and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Manchester to Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $74 (€65) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Bristol a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey between Manchester and Bristol.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales

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