Cheap train tickets from Bristol to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£34

Average

£39

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.

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 £ 34.

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10:43Bristol Temple Meads3h48 14:31London Waterloo
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£341One-way
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10:23Bristol Temple Meads4h08 14:31London Waterloo
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£341One-way
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14:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 18:31London Waterloo
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£341One-way
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15:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 19:31London Waterloo
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£341One-way
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17:22Bristol Temple Meads4h11 21:33London Waterloo
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£341One-way

Train schedule Bristol to London

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08:29Bristol Temple Meads1h57 10:26London Paddington
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09:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 11:26London Paddington
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09:35Bristol Temple Meads2h34 12:09London Paddington
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10:23Bristol Temple Meads4h08 14:31London Waterloo
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10:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 12:26London Paddington
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10:43Bristol Temple Meads3h48 14:31London Waterloo
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13:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 17:31London Waterloo
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13:30Bristol Temple Meads1h55 15:25London Paddington
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13:45Bristol Temple Meads2h25 16:10London Paddington
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14:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 18:31London Waterloo
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14:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 16:26London Paddington
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15:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 19:31London Waterloo
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16:22Bristol Temple Meads4h09 20:31London Waterloo
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16:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 18:26London Paddington
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17:22Bristol Temple Meads4h11 21:33London Waterloo
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17:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 19:26London Paddington
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18:00Bristol Temple Meads1h50 19:50London Paddington
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18:22Bristol Temple Meads2h05 20:27London Paddington
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Sat
29 Jan
£32South Western Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£33Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£25Great Western Railway
£4Megabus
Sun
6 Feb
£23Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£50South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£50South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£25Great Western Railway
£4Megabus
Sat
12 Feb
£23Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
13 Feb
£15Great Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
14 Feb
£50South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
15 Feb
£51South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
16 Feb
£50South Western Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
17 Feb
£50South Western Railway
£3Flixbus

Fastest train times from Bristol to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

171 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Bristol for London every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 171 km distance in an average of 2 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 11 m 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.

Fastest
18:00Bristol Temple Meads1h50 19:50London Paddington
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£441One-way
13:30Bristol Temple Meads1h55 15:25London Paddington
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£431One-way
09:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 11:26London Paddington
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£441One-way
17:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 19:26London Paddington
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£431One-way
16:30Bristol Temple Meads1h56 18:26London Paddington
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£431One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to London

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£43 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway or South Western Railway

Trains from Bristol to London cover the 106 miles (171 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Bristol to London

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.

Which train companies travel from Bristol to London?

Great Western Railway operate all the Bristol to London trains.

How long is the train journey from Bristol to London

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.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Bristol to London?

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.

Where do trains from Bristol to London depart from and arrive at?

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to London

Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Bristol and London cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Bristol to London for as low as £32  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Bristol to London?

The Bristol to London train ticket price is on average £43  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How many miles is it from Bristol to London by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bristol to London via train to be approximately 106 miles (171 km).

How long is the train from Bristol to London?

On average the Bristol to London train time is 2 h 56 min  covering the 106 miles (171 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the Bristol to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Bristol?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arriving in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Bristol? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Bristol to London?

If you're looking for trains from Bristol to London, you can rely on Great Western Railway or South Western Railway to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bristol to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct train between Bristol and London?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day to London from Bristol, and you can find a direct train for this route with Great Western Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services per day are there from Bristol to London?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Bristol to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Bristol to London?

If you prefer early morning trains from Bristol to London, the first train leaves at 04: 53. If you prefer late night trains from Bristol to London, the last train of the day leaves at 11: 14. Omio shows you the latest train from Bristol to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book train tickets between Bristol and London to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Bristol and London to cost on average £43 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
London
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport 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