Liverpool to Bristol train

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£36

Average

£74

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.

Transport for Wales
08:20Liverpool4h30 12:50Bristol
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£361One-way
Transport for Wales
08:17Liverpool4h33 12:50Bristol
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£631One-way
Transport for Wales
08:32Liverpool4h18 12:50Bristol
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£631One-way
Transport for Wales
07:05Liverpool4h10 11:15Bristol
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£641One-way
Transport for Wales
16:20Liverpool5h00 21:20Bristol
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£641One-way

Train schedule Liverpool to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 June
Transport for Wales
07:05Liverpool4h10 11:15Bristol
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Transport for Wales
08:08Liverpool4h08 12:16Bristol
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Transport for Wales
08:17Liverpool4h33 12:50Bristol
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Transport for Wales
08:20Liverpool4h30 12:50Bristol
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Transport for Wales
08:32Liverpool4h18 12:50Bristol
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Transport for Wales
09:05Liverpool4h12 13:17Bristol
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West Midlands Railway
09:07Liverpool3h25 12:32Bristol
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Cross Country
09:47Liverpool3h46 13:33Bristol
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West Midlands Railway
12:07Liverpool3h25 15:32Bristol
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Transport for Wales
16:20Liverpool5h00 21:20Bristol
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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

4 h 8 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

219 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Liverpool for Bristol every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

West Midlands Railway
09:07Liverpool3h25 12:32Bristol
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£1061One-way
West Midlands Railway
12:07Liverpool3h25 15:32Bristol
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£1061One-way
Cross Country
09:47Liverpool3h46 13:33Bristol
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£1051One-way
Transport for Wales
08:08Liverpool4h08 12:16Bristol
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£651One-way
Transport for Wales
07:05Liverpool4h10 11:15Bristol
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£641One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Bristol

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or Northern Rail

Trains from Liverpool to Bristol cover the 135 miles (218 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £68, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Liverpool to Bristol

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CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Liverpool to Bristol for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Bristol from Liverpool. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 135 miles (218 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Liverpool to Bristol train ticket can cost as little as £40 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Liverpool to Bristol in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £40

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Liverpool to Bristol with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Liverpool to Bristol: Journey Details

There are no direct trains from Liverpool to Bristol, but numerous services require just one change. Journeys involve taking a Virgin Trains service to Stafford, or a London Midland train to Birmingham New Street, changing to a CrossCountry service to Bristol. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure and continues with 2 trains every hour until the final service in mid-evening. Journey times are a little under 3 hours and 30 minutes. The Sunday timetable offers fewer services, with some journeys requiring an additional change at Crewe.

Taking the Train from Liverpool

Trains from Liverpool to Bristol depart from Lime Street station located in the city centre. The station provides local Merseyrail connections around the region from its lower level platforms. Bus stops on Lime Street and Lord Nelson Street offer routes around the city and some weekend night services. The 500 shuttle service connects the station to the airport. The rank for Liverpool city black cabs is near the Skelhorne Street entrance.

Getting into Bristol by Train

Bristol has always been an important maritime city, a key centre for exploration and trade. Those traditions are celebrated in the visitor attractions along the revitalised harbour front, including Brunel's SS Great Britain steam liner, the Aquarium and cosmopolitan Sunday markets. Trains from Liverpool to Bristol arrive at Temple Meads station, positioned on the south-eastern side of the city centre. Buses serving numerous city routes stop by the station entrance, including a regular service to the airport. Taxis are available from a rank beside the bus stops at the main entrance. The quayside landing behind the station also offers a short ferry connection to the centre and Bristol harbour.

Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool to Bristol

Travel by train 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 Liverpool to Bristol.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Liverpool and Bristol for as low as £40  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Liverpool to Bristol train prices are on average £68  one way.
The train distance from Liverpool to Bristol is around 135 miles (218 km).
While the time it takes to travel 135 miles (218 km) from Liverpool to Bristol can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Bristol is on average 3 h 25 min.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street   to Bristol Temple Meads.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city centre of Liverpool. The most popular arrival train station in Bristol, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from its city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to Bristol, you can rely on West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or Northern Rail to get you to Bristol. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Liverpool to Bristol trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Bristol is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Liverpool to Bristol, the first train leaves at 05: 12. If you prefer late night trains from Liverpool to Bristol, the last train of the day leaves at 18: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to Bristol times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you buy Liverpool to Bristol train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £68. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Bristol from Liverpool. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip from Liverpool to Bristol.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
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Public transport options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1

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