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 Edinburgh to Bristol will cost around £ 226 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 215.
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5 h 41 m
6 h 17 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Edinburgh for Bristol every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 502 km distance in an average of 6 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 41 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 32 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.
|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||£150 (€170)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Bristol cover the 311 miles (501 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £150, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £107. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.
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CrossCountry provides direct trains from Edinburgh to Bristol. The weekday timetable begins in the early morning and operates a roughly hourly service throughout the day, until a final departure from Edinburgh in the late afternoon. Journey times are around 6 hours and 30 minutes, although some indirect services can be quicker. These journeys involve taking the CrossCountry or Virgin Trains service to Birmingham New Street and connecting to a CrossCountry train to Bristol. Sunday schedules feature fewer departures and no early morning trains.
Trains from Edinburgh to Bristol depart from Waverley station, located in the centre of the city. There are bus stops nearby on Princes Street and North Bridge, with routes to most parts of Edinburgh. The bus station is a 5-minute walk northwards on St. Andrews Square. Night buses are available from Waverley Bridge, by the station's western exits. The tram stop on Princes Street provides connections to the airport and western parts of the city. Taxis are available from the rank beside the station concourse.
Bristol is a lively, cosmopolitan city with a rich industrial and maritime heritage on show at the revitalised harbourside area. A star attraction is the ocean liner the SS Great Britain, built by Brunel, who also gave the city the spectacular Clifton Suspension Bridge. Trains from Edinburgh to Bristol arrive at Temple Meads station, located on the south-eastern side of the city centre. There are bus stops immediately outside the station offering routes to most parts of Bristol and a regular shuttle service to the airport. Ferries to central Bristol are available from the quayside behind the station. There is a taxi rank alongside the bus stops.
Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Bristol Temple Meads most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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