Reading to Bristol train

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Cheap train tickets from Reading to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:251h11
Reading station (RDG)
09:36Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£361One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:551h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
11:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
12:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:251h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes

Train timetableReading to Bristol

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 15 June
Great Western Railway
08:251h11
Reading station (RDG)
09:36Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:551h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:251h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
11:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:251h10
Reading station (RDG)
11:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
12:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
0 changes

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Train times from Reading to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

113 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Reading 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
Great Western Railway
09:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
11:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Great Western Railway
10:551h05
Reading station (RDG)
12:00Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
08:551h07
Reading station (RDG)
10:02Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:251h10
Reading station (RDG)
10:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:251h10
Reading station (RDG)
11:35Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
£381One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Reading to Bristol

distanceDistance69 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail

Trains from Reading to Bristol cover the 69 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Trains from Reading to Bristol

It's fast and easy to travel from Reading to Bristol as there are frequent services available throughout the day. Train departures start at about 5:55 a.m, and the last departure is just after midnight. During operating times there is up to four services per hour. This trip takes from 1 hour 11 minutes on a direct service, and 1 hour 13 minutes on an indirect service that includes one change. Trains generally depart from Reading Railway Station, and arrive at Bristol Temple Meads Station. Indirect services usually involve changing at Bristol Parkway Station and the wait for the next train is about 8 minutes. Trains from Reading to Bristol are operated by CrossCountry and Great Western Railway.

FAQs: Reading to Bristol train

FAQs: Travel by train from Reading 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 Reading to Bristol.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Reading to Bristol can start from as little as £21 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Reading to Bristol is £40; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Reading to Bristol train time is 1 h 2 min   covering the 69 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Reading to Bristol leaves at 06: 13. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Reading to Bristol leaves at 23: 04.
There are 25 trains a day from Reading to Bristol which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Reading to Bristol you can take a train with Great Western Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Bristol from Reading on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 04.

When departing from Reading, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Reading, Reading West and Reading Green Park. When arriving in Bristol, you can end your route in train stations like Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Napier Road.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (417 m) 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 Reading is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Reading to Bristol is March.
You have options as you can travel between Reading and Bristol 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Reading and Bristol

Reading
Bristol
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your journey to Bristol.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
Reading WestParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.
Reading Green ParkAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Reading or Reading West
Reading

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