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Great Western Railway
12:203h10
London Waterloo (WAT)
15:30Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
37 1One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
12:503h02
London Waterloo (WAT)
15:52Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
41 1One-way
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South Western Railway
10:203h11
London Waterloo (WAT)
13:31Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
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Trains to Bristol

Bristol is a thriving city in the south-west of England, bordering Somerset and Gloucestershire. Its mild climate, ancient monuments and proximity to South Wales, have made it a popular destination for tourists. Many of these visitors arrive via the two main train stations, Bristol Temple Meads in the centre of the city and Bristol Parkway, slightly further north. Within the city, First West of England provides the bus network, and a light rail system is also in operation.

Which is the main train station in Bristol?

With its thirteen platforms and eight tracks, Bristol Temple Meads at Redcliffe is the city’s main train station. Passenger facilities include ATMs, catering outlets and toilets.

Popular trains to and from Bristol

Popular trains to Bristol

Cardiff to Bristol train

from £4
Direct trains available
0h43 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Cross Country

Oxford to Bristol train

from £20
Direct trains available
1h11 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Cross Country

London to Bristol train

from £25
Direct trains available
1h30 average duration
51trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • South Western Railway

Luton to Bristol train

from £25
Direct trains available
2h43 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • Thameslink

Manchester to Bristol train

from £44
Direct trains available
3h02 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Transport for Wales
  • Avanti West Coast

Popular trains from Bristol

Bristol to Bath train

from £5
Direct trains available
0h10 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • South Western Railway

Bristol to Oxford train

from £14
Direct trains available
1h14 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway

Bristol to London train

from £23
Direct trains available
1h34 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Great Western Railway
  • South Western Railway

Bristol to Manchester train

from £42
Direct trains available
2h57 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Transport for Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Great Western Railway

Bristol to Edinburgh train

from £92
Direct trains available
5h43 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express

Which train companies offer trains to Bristol?

Great Western Railway operates the majority of train services into Temple Meads. A train leaves London Paddington for Temple Meads about every half hour, a journey of around two and a half hours. CrossCountry and South Western Railway also provide services, while Great Western Railway and CrossCountry runs trains to Bristol Parkway station.

Why travel by train to Bristol?

Bristol is situated in the heart of England’s west country, and train passengers from every part of the country will see vistas of beautiful landscape, all along the way. Otherwise, the train traveller can relax while on the journey, avail of catering services, read or just enjoy a quiet nap. At the end of the journey, there is no need to find and pay for parking space.

Before you travel to Bristol by train - good to know!

First-time visitors to Bristol are always surprised and delighted to hear the mellifluous West Country accent of the city’s natives. This mode of speech goes hand-in-hand with the gentle pace of life in the district. Several of the city’s buildings reflect its sea-faring origins and one, unmissable spot is the Llandoger Trow, a seventeenth-century former public house on King Street. Tradition has it that its black-and-white timbered facade featured as the Admiral Benbow Inn for Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island. In addition to its urban delights, Bristol is the starting point of many West Country tours, for instance, to the nearby architectural wonders of Bath, just 6 miles away. And 6 miles along the coast in the opposite direction is the seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare, well worth visiting.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and Transport for Wales trains to Bristol

Find the best journey to Bristol with Omio's train partners Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and Transport for Wales! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

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