Bristol to Penzance train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
09:454h27
Bristol
14:12Penzance
£501One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:545h16
Bristol
18:10Penzance
£581One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:454h23
Bristol
17:08Penzance
£691One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBristol to Penzance

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Cross Country
12:545h16
Bristol
18:10Penzance
0 changes
Cross Country
09:454h27
Bristol
14:12Penzance
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:454h23
Bristol
17:08Penzance
0 changes

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Train times from Bristol to Penzance

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 23 m

Average

4 h 42 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.

Great Western Railway
12:454h23
Bristol
17:08Penzance
£691One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:454h27
Bristol
14:12Penzance
£501One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:545h16
Bristol
18:10Penzance
£581One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Penzance

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Penzance cover the 157 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Penzance.

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

You can travel by train between Bristol and Penzance with Great Western Rail and CrossCountry for as low as £38. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Bristol and Penzance. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Bristol to Penzance with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: £38
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Bristol to Penzance train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Penzance can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Penzance is £54; 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 Penzance train time is 3 h 48 min   covering the 157 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Penzance leaves at 05: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Penzance leaves at 16: 45.
There are 16 trains a day from Bristol to Penzance which require at least one change with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Bristol to Penzance train with Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Penzance from Bristol as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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 Penzance, you can end your trip in train stations like Penzance and Penzance Quay.

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 Penzance, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Penzance by train is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Bristol and Penzance including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Penzance

Bristol
Penzance
Bristol Temple Meads is the most popular Bristol railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bristol for your journey to Penzance.
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WifiWifi
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
Bristol, Airport

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