Bristol to Plymouth train

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Cheapest

£76

Average

£79

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.

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06:50Bristol Temple Meads2h20 09:10Plymouth
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£761One-way
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05:40Bristol Temple Meads2h24 08:04Plymouth
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£761One-way
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07:52Bristol Temple Meads2h41 10:33Plymouth
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£761One-way
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07:49Bristol Temple Meads2h15 10:04Plymouth
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£761One-way
06:40Bristol Temple Meads2h00 08:40Plymouth
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£821One-way

Train schedule Bristol to Plymouth

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05:40Bristol Temple Meads2h24 08:04Plymouth
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06:40Bristol Temple Meads2h00 08:40Plymouth
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06:50Bristol Temple Meads2h20 09:10Plymouth
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07:03Bristol Temple Meads2h33 09:36Plymouth
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07:49Bristol Temple Meads2h15 10:04Plymouth
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07:52Bristol Temple Meads2h41 10:33Plymouth
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Fastest train times from Bristol to Plymouth

Showing times and prices for 10 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

162 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bristol for Plymouth every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:40Bristol Temple Meads2h00 08:40Plymouth
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£821One-way
07:49Bristol Temple Meads2h15 10:04Plymouth
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£761One-way
06:50Bristol Temple Meads2h20 09:10Plymouth
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£761One-way
05:40Bristol Temple Meads2h24 08:04Plymouth
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£761One-way
07:03Bristol Temple Meads2h33 09:36Plymouth
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£861One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Plymouth

distanceDistance100 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£65 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Bristol to Plymouth cover the 100 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £65, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Plymouth.

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

Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains will get you to Plymouth from Bristol from £37. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Great Western Rail

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Bristol - Plymouth train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Bristol and Plymouth, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Bristol to Plymouth trip. You can expect to travel around 100 miles (162 km) from Bristol to Plymouth on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Bristol and Plymouth starting as low as £37 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Train information from Bristol to Plymouth with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 2 min
  • Average Price: £37
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Are you making plans to travel between Bristol and Plymouth? Why not take a train with Great Western Rail? Omio can show you current Great Western Rail train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Bristol to Plymouth trains all in one place. On the Great Western Rail train, you can expect to travel 100 miles (162 km) between Bristol and Plymouth. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Plymouth from Bristol, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Great Western Rail train from Bristol to Plymouth, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Bristol to Plymouth train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 33 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 9 a day

Trains from Bristol to Plymouth

It's incredibly easy to take the train from Bristol to Plymouth. Direct services from Bristol to Plymouth depart Bristol Temple Meads bound for Plymouth, with an average of 35 train services running on weekdays. Average journey times for trains from Bristol to Plymouth take approximately 2 hours, although connecting services will take longer. Direct train services from Bristol to Plymouth are operated by CrossCountry trains. All trains are accessible to disabled passengers, with accessible toilets and designated areas for wheelchair users. A limited catering service operates on these services, providing passengers with a selection of light snacks and refreshments.

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to Plymouth

Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Plymouth from Bristol for the next 7 days starting from £37  one way.
The Bristol to Plymouth train ticket price is on average £65  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The train distance from Bristol to Plymouth is around 100 miles.
On average the Bristol to Plymouth train time is 1 h 56 min  covering the 100 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

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 Plymouth, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

For the route from Bristol to Plymouth you can take a train with Cross Country, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Bristol and Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains per day from Bristol to Plymouth. You can look to travel with Great Western Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Bristol to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Bristol to Plymouth, the first train leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night trains from Bristol to Plymouth, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from Bristol to Plymouth timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find a train between Bristol and Plymouth to cost on average £65 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Plymouth train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Plymouth
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 Plymouth from Bristol.
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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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