Reading to Bristol train

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Cheap train tickets from Reading to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:25AM1h11
Reading station (RDG)
09:36AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$471One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:55AM1h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:25AM1h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:40AM1h19
Reading station (RDG)
09:59AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$511One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:13AM1h15
Reading station (RDG)
09:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$511One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Reading to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
Great Western Railway
08:13AM1h15
Reading station (RDG)
09:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:25AM1h11
Reading station (RDG)
09:36AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:40AM1h19
Reading station (RDG)
09:59AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:55AM1h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:13AM1h15
Reading station (RDG)
10:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:25AM1h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Reading to Bristol

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 7 m

Average

1 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

113 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Reading for Bristol every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Great Western Railway
08:55AM1h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:25AM1h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$501One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:25AM1h11
Reading station (RDG)
09:36AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$471One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:13AM1h15
Reading station (RDG)
09:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$511One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:13AM1h15
Reading station (RDG)
10:28AMBristol Temple Meads (BRI)
$511One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Reading to Bristol

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Reading to Bristol cover the 69 miles (112 km) long route taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $52 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and first_great_western from Reading to Bristol trains

For as little as $27 (€23) you can travel by train between Reading and Bristol with Great Western Rail and first_great_western. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Train information from Reading to Bristol with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: $27

FAQs: Trains from Reading to Bristol

FAQs: Travel by train from Reading 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 Reading to Bristol.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Reading to Bristol can start from as little as $27 (€23) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Reading to Bristol is $52 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Reading to Bristol train travel time is 1 h 2 min   for the 69 mile (112 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Reading to Bristol leaves at 6: 13 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Reading to Bristol leaves at 11: 04 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Reading to Bristol which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Reading to Bristol train with Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Reading to Bristol as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 04 PM.

When departing from Reading, you have various train station options to start your route from including Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park. When arriving in Bristol, you can end your journey in train stations like Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (417 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Bristol from Reading is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Reading to Bristol is March.
You have options as you can travel from Reading to Bristol 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Reading and Bristol

Reading
Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Reading is Reading. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Reading for your journey to Bristol from Reading.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transit options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
The major train station for arrivals in Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey to Bristol from Reading.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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