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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
09:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£1791One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
10:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£1791One-way
1 change

Train timetableGlasgow to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Cross Country
09:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
1 change
Cross Country
10:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
1 change

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Train times from Glasgow to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

8 h 35 m

Average

8 h 35 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

502 km

To travel from Glasgow to Bristol you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
09:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
17:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£1791One-way
1 change
Fastest
Cross Country
10:008h35
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
18:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£1791One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Bristol

distanceDistance311 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£131 (€146)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express

Trains from Glasgow to Bristol cover the 311 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 7 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £88, but the average price of train tickets is £131. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express trains Glasgow to Bristol

For as little as £90 you can travel by train between Glasgow and Bristol with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Glasgow to Bristol train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: £90
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 11 a day

Trains from Glasgow to Bristol

CrossCountry Trains offer direct services from Glasgow to Bristol, with a daily schedule beginning in early morning. Trains depart roughly every two hours throughout the day until mid-afternoon, with journey times of around seven hours and 45 minutes. Faster trains from Glasgow to Bristol are possible using Virgin trains departures and changing to CrossCountry services at Birmingham New Street. These journeys take a little under six hours. Sunday schedules are slightly reduced, with just four direct connections. Trains depart from Glasgow Central Station, located by the river Clyde in the city centre, arriving at Temple Meads, just to the south of central Bristol.

FAQs: Glasgow to Bristol train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Bristol 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 Glasgow to Bristol.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Bristol can start from as little as £88 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Bristol is £131; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Glasgow to Bristol is 6 h 7 min   to travel the 311 mile long journey, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Bristol leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Bristol leaves at 16: 38.
There are 12 trains a day from Glasgow to Bristol which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Glasgow to Bristol train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Glasgow and Bristol to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport. When arriving in Bristol, you can end your trip in train stations like Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to Bristol is December.
You have options as you can travel between Glasgow and Bristol 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Bristol

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Bristol
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
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Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange
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