Plymouth to Bristol train

Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Cheapest

£52

Average

£58

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.

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10:50Plymouth2h26 13:16Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
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09:37Plymouth2h40 12:17Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
09:37Plymouth2h17 11:54Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
11:27Plymouth1h59 13:26Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
09:27Plymouth1h57 11:24Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way

Train schedule Plymouth to Bristol

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08:50Plymouth2h27 11:17Bristol Temple Meads
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09:27Plymouth1h57 11:24Bristol Temple Meads
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09:37Plymouth2h17 11:54Bristol Temple Meads
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09:37Plymouth2h40 12:17Bristol Temple Meads
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10:50Plymouth2h26 13:16Bristol Temple Meads
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11:27Plymouth1h59 13:26Bristol Temple Meads
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Fastest train times from Plymouth to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

162 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Plymouth for Bristol every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:27Plymouth1h57 11:24Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
11:27Plymouth1h59 13:26Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
09:37Plymouth2h17 11:54Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
10:50Plymouth2h26 13:16Bristol Temple Meads
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£521One-way
08:50Plymouth2h27 11:17Bristol Temple Meads
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£861One-way

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Bristol

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Plymouth to Bristol cover the 100 miles (162 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

Travel from Plymouth to Bristol from £30 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and Great Western Rail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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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.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Plymouth and Bristol, check out Omio! With one-way Plymouth to Bristol train ticket prices starting as low as £30 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Bristol from Plymouth by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 100 miles (162 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Bristol from Plymouth in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Plymouth to Bristol on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Plymouth to Bristol with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Average Price: £30
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

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Plymouth to Bristol train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 8 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.

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
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Bristol from Plymouth for as little as £30  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Plymouth to Bristol train price to come in at an average of £46  one way.
The Plymouth to Bristol train distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
On average the Plymouth to Bristol train time is 2 h 27 min  covering the 100 miles (162 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Plymouth   and arriving in Bristol Temple Meads.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Plymouth, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Plymouth. 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.

When taking a train from Plymouth to Bristol, you can count on Great Western Railway, Cross Country or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Plymouth and Bristol and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 18 direct trains per day from Plymouth to Bristol with Cross Country or 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 book your train ticket.
On average, there are 22 trains a day from Plymouth to Bristol. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Plymouth to Bristol, the first train leaves at 04: 49. If you prefer late night trains from Plymouth to Bristol, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from Plymouth to Bristol timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Plymouth to Bristol within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £46 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Plymouth to Bristol a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
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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.
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+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Plymouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station

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