Bristol to Penzance train

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Cheapest

£43

Average

£49

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.

Great Western Railway
07:56Bristol4h44 12:40Penzance
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£431One-way
Cross Country
08:45Bristol4h27 13:12Penzance
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£461One-way
Great Western Railway
13:55Bristol4h45 18:40Penzance
0 changes
£571One-way

Train schedule Bristol to Penzance

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 August
Great Western Railway
07:56Bristol4h44 12:40Penzance
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Cross Country
08:45Bristol4h27 13:12Penzance
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Great Western Railway
13:55Bristol4h45 18:40Penzance
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Fastest train times from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 27 m

Average

4 h 38 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

255 km

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

Cross Country
08:45Bristol4h27 13:12Penzance
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£461One-way
Great Western Railway
07:56Bristol4h44 12:40Penzance
0 changes
£431One-way
Great Western Railway
13:55Bristol4h45 18:40Penzance
0 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Penzance

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency26 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Bristol to Penzance cover the 157 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 54 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 26 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Penzance.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Bristol to Penzance

Travel to Penzance from Bristol from £36 with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Bristol and Penzance you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Penzance from Bristol. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Bristol - Penzance journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Bristol to Penzance is around 157 miles (254 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £36. As you check the latest Bristol to Penzance train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Penzance safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Bristol to Penzance so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Bristol to Penzance train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 1 min
  • Average Price: £36
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Great Western Rail train between Bristol and Penzance online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Great Western Rail train between Bristol and Penzance, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Great Western Rail train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 157 miles (254 km) route from Bristol to Penzance as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Penzance from Bristol, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Great Western Rail Bristol to Penzance train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Bristol to Penzance train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 39 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to Penzance

Travel by train to Penzance 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 Penzance.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bristol to Penzance to cost as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bristol to Penzance train price to come in at an average of £51  one way.
You should expect to travel around 157 miles  between Bristol and Penzance by train.
The train time from Bristol to Penzance is on average 3 h 54 min  for the 157 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol to Penzance by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Penzance.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Bristol.

The most popular arrival train station, Penzance, is located 0.3 miles (482 m) away from the city centre of Penzance.

Take the Bristol to Penzance train with Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Bristol to Penzance as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 26 trains a day from Bristol to Penzance. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Bristol to Penzance at 05: 50   or take the last train from Bristol to Penzance leaving at 22: 48. Look for the latest Bristol Penzance train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Bristol and Penzance within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £51 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Bristol to Penzance a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Penzance
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 to Penzance from Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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