Plymouth to Bristol train

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Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:372h40
Plymouth station (PLY)
12:17Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£611One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
10:522h24
Plymouth station (PLY)
13:16Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£611One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:271h57
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:24Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£621One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:271h58
Plymouth station (PLY)
12:25Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£621One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:492h28
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:17Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£911One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePlymouth to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 17 June
Cross Country
08:271h59
Plymouth station (PLY)
10:26Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:492h28
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:17Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:271h57
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:24Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:372h40
Plymouth station (PLY)
12:17Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:271h58
Plymouth station (PLY)
12:25Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:522h24
Plymouth station (PLY)
13:16Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes

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Train times from Plymouth to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 17 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

162 km

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

Fastest
Cross Country
09:271h57
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:24Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£621One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:271h58
Plymouth station (PLY)
12:25Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£621One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:271h59
Plymouth station (PLY)
10:26Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£1011One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:522h24
Plymouth station (PLY)
13:16Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£611One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:492h28
Plymouth station (PLY)
11:17Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£911One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Bristol

distanceDistance100 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Plymouth to Bristol cover the 100 miles long route taking on average 1 h 57 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

For as little as £26 you can travel by train between Plymouth and Bristol with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Bristol from Plymouth. 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 Plymouth to Bristol with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: £26
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Trains from Plymouth to Bristol

Great Western Railway runs the service for trains from Plymouth to Bristol. Most services are direct but occasionally there may be a change at Taunton. The service is at least hourly and often there are more services at peak times. Journeys take around two hours or longer if there is a change. The first service leaves Plymouth around 5:00 a.m during the week and on Saturdays. Sunday services start at around 9:30 a.m. Travellers can catch the last train from Plymouth at approximately 8:00 p.m throughout the week. Plymouth and Bristol Temple Meads stations are both conveniently central in their respective cities.

Plymouth

Old and new blend together in Plymouth, the regional capital of Devon and Cornwall. Visitors can get a sense of the once historical seafaring town in the Elizabethan hidden garden off of New Street, which was built in the sixteenth century by the wealthy patrons who settled here. Venture down to Smeaton's Red and White Tower, built in 1759, to take in the fantastic ocean views from one of the Southwest's most famous landmarks. The Barbican, a seaport where centuries ago ships destined for the "New World" set sail, is steeped in history and well worth exploring.

Bristol

Rich in history, culture and architecture, Bristol has in recent years become a leader in the British arts scene. It is home to the renowned street artist Banksy, and among others, the electronic group Massive Attack. Visitors can take a Banksy tour through the city to really get immersed in the life and works of the secretive artist. Next visit the free Bristol Museum and Art Gallery which houses an impressive collection of artefacts from the historical, cultural, and artistic background of the city.

FAQs: Plymouth to Bristol train

FAQs: Travel by train from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Bristol.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Plymouth to Bristol is £42; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Plymouth to Bristol train travel time is 1 h 57 min   for the 100 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Plymouth to Bristol leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Plymouth to Bristol leaves at 21: 27.
Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day from Plymouth to Bristol with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the route from Plymouth to Bristol you can take a train with Great Western Rail, CrossCountry or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Plymouth to Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 27.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Plymouth, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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.

A day trip to Bristol from Plymouth is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Plymouth to Bristol by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Plymouth to Bristol including taking a coach or train.

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