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About Bristol

Situated on the River Avon, Bristol is the most populous city in South West England. Known for its vibrant culture, Bristol comprises distinct areas, each with its own atmosphere. For example, the Stokes Croft area is filled with independent cafes and vintage shops, while the Clifton suburb hosts unique boutiques and beautiful Georgian architecture.

Bristol Zoo is a must-see for animal lovers, where visitors can discover over 300 different animal species and then enjoy lunch in The Hide restaurant. If nautical history is your thing, then step aboard Brunel's SS Great Britain to immerse yourself in 19th-century-era travel, with tours of the whole ship and docks available. More contemporary interests may be piqued when you learn that Bristol is the hometown of the famous street artist Banksy. Many walking tours are available daily to explore the city's renowned street art and local history.

Access to the city is made simple by a wealth of public transport, with rail, road, bus, and air links available. Bristol Airport provides international and national access, and the Great Western Railway trains enable easy access from London and other cities. Several national and regional bus services also serve Bristol.

What train companies travel to Bristol, United Kingdom?

Located in United Kingdom, Bristol is accessible by train from 38 other cities. You can choose from 442 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Bristol on Wanderu. Great Western Railway usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Bristol are also available..

Train companies serving Bristol

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Great Western Railway511h 36m€30.19
CrossCountry151h 50m€63.47
South Western Railway52h 4m€31.56
Transport For Wales22h 18m€32.54
East Midlands Railway12h 43m€135.29
London North Eastern Railway14h 33m€142.45
Northern Rail14h 19m€139.52
Southern13h 45m€82.07
TfL Railway11h 58m€75.23
West Midlands Railway12h 26m€24.19
  • CrossCountry


    CrossCountry operates an extensive rail network in the U.K., centered in Birmingham. In standard class, passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms. Trains also contain a small café or a trolley that passes through the carriages. An upgrade to first-class gives passengers more legroom and complimentary food.

  • South Western Railway

    South Western Railway

    UK's South Western Railway operates passenger rail services in London's, Windsor, Reading, and Southampton. Both standard class and first-class seating are available, with the first-class section clearly marked and physically separated from the rest of the train by internal doorways. These cars offer more space and quiet away from the more crowded areas.

  • Southern


    Southern Railway is part of the British rail network serving stations predominantly between central London and the British south coast. Destinations include Brighton, Gatwick Airport, and Worthing. WiFi and accessible restrooms are available on most trains, plus the option to upgrade to a first-class ticket with extra legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Bristol?

€2.32 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Bristol, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Bristol. In the last month, trains from Severn Beach to Bristol had the lowest average price at €2.32.

Where is the train station in Bristol, United Kingdom?

The busiest train station in Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads Station. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular train stations in Bristol are:

  • Bristol Temple Meads Station
  • Lawrence Hill Station
  • Bedminster Station

Is Bristol a popular train travel destination?

Bristol is the most popular train destination in Bristol, City of. It also ranks number 570 in United Kingdom. Bristol has the most train connections in the region. There are 373 train schedules arriving in Bristol each day.

What is the population of Bristol?

The population of Bristol is 617280. Bristol ranks number 1 in terms of population in Bristol, City of and number 204 in all of United Kingdom.

How much do train tickets to Bristol cost?

Train tickets to Bristol range from €2 for a short trip to Bristol, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Bristol starts at , and a longer trip by train to Bristol can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €2.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Bristol?

The closest train station to the city center of Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads Station, located just 0.4 miles away. Select Bristol Temple Meads Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Bristol. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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