The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bristol to London will cost around £ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 39.
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Of the 4 train that leave Bristol for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2h 1m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 39m .
The slowest train will take 3h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 35 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£28|
|Trains depart from:||Bristol|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Great Western Railway, South Western Railway|
Those embarking on a rail journey from Bristol to London, can look forward to an efficient journey on modern trains which takes in some sights of the English countryside. On average there are 84 trains from Bristol to London each day, which services running a little less frequently on Sundays.
Trains depart roughly every 30 minutes depending on demand. Apart from during the morning rush hour and Friday evenings, booking a seat on the trains from Bristol to London is not normally required. However, this is a commuter route so early morning services do tend to be quite busy.
Great Western Railway operate all the Bristol to London trains.
Trains from Bristol to London take roughly 1 hours and 45 minutes, although indirect service can take up 2 hours. The last service takes the longest amount of time, with it taking 3 hours and 37 minutes to complete the journey.
The first Bristol to London train is at 4:47 a.m and the last Bristol to London train leaves at 11:45 p.m.
Bristol: Passengers catching the Bristol to London train will need to board at Bristol Temple Meads station. As Bristol's largest transport hub there is a helpful range of connections to the station. Shops, cafés and free WiFi can be found inside the terminal too.
London: Trains from Bristol to London terminate at London Paddington, just north of the centre of London, with convenient onward access to Heathrow airport. The station is also served by four tube lines which can be accessed beneath the main concourse by following the coloured lines on the gangway floor. 12 local bus routes stop just outside the station concourse.