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Sat
16 Oct
£42Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
17 Oct
£36Cross Country
£7National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£11National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£7National Express
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23 Oct
£42Great Western Railway
£17Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£35Cross Country
£7National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£9National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£13National Express
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28 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£15National Express
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29 Oct
£31Great Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£40Great Western Railway
£13National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£35Cross Country
£7National Express
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1 Nov
£31Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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2 Nov
£31Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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3 Nov
£31Great Western Railway
£11National Express
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4 Nov
£31Great Western Railway
£13National Express
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5 Nov
£31Great Western Railway
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Train Information between Plymouth and Bristol

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Great Western Railway

Trains from Plymouth to Bristol cover the 100 miles (162 km) long route taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £31, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train companies

CrossCountry from Plymouth to Bristol

Travel from Plymouth to Bristol from £31 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

CrossCountry

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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Plymouth to Bristol for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Plymouth to Bristol train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Plymouth - Bristol trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Plymouth to Bristol by train is 100 miles (162 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £36 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Plymouth and Bristol in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Plymouth - Bristol train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Plymouth to Bristol:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Bristol.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Bristol from Plymouth?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Bristol from Plymouth for as low as £31  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Plymouth to Bristol cost on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Plymouth to Bristol train to cost on average £33  one way.
What is the distance by train from Plymouth to Bristol?
The train distance from Plymouth to Bristol is around 100 miles (162 km).
What is the average Plymouth to Bristol train duration?
On average the train from Plymouth to Bristol duration is 2 h 12 min  for the 100 miles (162 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Plymouth goes to Bristol? Which train station do I come into Bristol from Plymouth?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Plymouth   and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Where is the departure train station in Plymouth located? Where is the arrival train station in Bristol located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Plymouth, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Plymouth. The most popular arrival train station in Bristol, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Plymouth to Bristol?
Take the Plymouth to Bristol train with Cross Country or Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Bristol from Plymouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Plymouth to Bristol?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Plymouth to Bristol with Great Western Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many trains are there to Bristol from Plymouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Plymouth for Bristol is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Plymouth to Bristol? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Plymouth to Bristol at 07: 50   or take the last train from Plymouth to Bristol leaving at 10: 27. Look for the latest Plymouth Bristol train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I book Plymouth to Bristol train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Plymouth to Bristol is on average £33 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Plymouth is Plymouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Plymouth for your trip from Plymouth to Bristol.