Bristol to Liverpool train

Tue, 16 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
09:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
10:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1291One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1321One-way
2 changes

Train timetableBristol to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
West Midlands Railway
08:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
Cross Country
09:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
West Midlands Railway
10:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes

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Train times from Bristol to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

219 km

To travel from Bristol to Liverpool you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
West Midlands Railway
08:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Fastest
Cross Country
09:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Fastest
West Midlands Railway
10:003h17
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£621One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1291One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:353h29
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
13:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1321One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Liverpool

distanceDistance135 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£89 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Bristol to Liverpool cover the 135 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 12 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £89, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales and CrossCountry trains Bristol to Liverpool

Travel from Bristol to Liverpool from £48 with Omio’s train partners West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Train information from Bristol to Liverpool with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: £69

Trains from Bristol to Liverpool

Trains from Bristol to Liverpool run throughout the day. The first service leaves Bristol at 7:00 a.m. and requires a single change at Birmingham New Street. Subsequent trains depart on the hour and also require a change at Birmingham. The last train leaves Bristol at 8:00 p.m. but requires four changes. This train service takes 4 hours and 39 minutes. The fastest of the earlier services takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, London Midland, Northern rail and Virgin trains serve the route.

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

Departure Station: Bristol Temple Meads Located in Redcliffe, Bristol Temple Meads is very close to Bristol city centre. It is well-served by local buses, as well as a ferry service that calls at a nearby floating harbour.

Arrival Station: Liverpool Lime Street Liverpool Lime Street is in the very centre of Liverpool. The local "Merseyrail" service stops at Lime Street, providing easy rail access to Liverpool's suburbs and across the Mersey to Wirral. The central bus station is a 4 minute walk, while the ferry terminus is 15 minutes by foot or 5 minutes by Merseyrail. Short stay car parking is available at Lime Street, as are bicycle storage facilities. The nearest long stay car park is on Lord Nelson Street. There are also two taxi ranks.

Taking the Train from Bristol

Trains to Liverpool leave from Bristol's Temple Meads train station. It is located in the centre of the city, a short distance from the A4. There are two bus stops on Station Approach, adjacent to the station. Buses to these stops arrive throughout the day and evening. There is also a coach service that transports passengers to and from the airport. There is a large car park by the station, as well as a drop-off and collection point outside the station. There is a taxi rank that operates during the day and overnight.

Getting into Liverpool by Train

With its modern cathedral and selection of grand Victorian buildings, Liverpool is a striking and historic city. Liverpool has a strong maritime heritage, and there are several museums and attractions related to the industry. When travelling from Liverpool to Bristol, there are two stations for arrivals: Lime Street, and James Street. Both are centrally located. Lime Street station is a short walk from James Street, and is well connected to various transport networks. There is a shuttle service to the airport, and regular bus services that leave during the morning and at night.

FAQs: Bristol to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Liverpool 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 Bristol to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Liverpool can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Liverpool is £89; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Liverpool train travel time is 3 h 12 min   for the 135 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Liverpool leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Liverpool leaves at 19: 35.
There are 12 trains a day from Bristol to Liverpool which require at least one change with West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Bristol to Liverpool, you can count on West Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Liverpool from Bristol and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 35.

When departing from Bristol, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your route in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Liverpool from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 12 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Liverpool is April.
You have options as you can travel between Bristol and Liverpool 2 different ways: train or coach.
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