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Birmingham to Bristol by train

The journey from Birmingham to Bristol by train is 76.94 mi and takes 1 hr 31 mins. There are 28 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:00 and the last at 22:12. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Bristol by train for as little as £25.89 or as much as £70.31. The best price for this journey is £25.89.

Lowest Price£25.89
Journey Duration1 hr 31 mins
Connection per Day28
Lowest Price£25.89
Highest Price£70.31
First Departure05:00
Last Departure22:12
Distance76.94 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalBristol
CarriersGreat Western Railway, CrossCountry

Birmingham to Bristol Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Bristol with Virail

Planning to travel from Birmingham to Bristol? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Birmingham to Bristol?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Bristol. On average, though, you'll pay about £58.87 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £25.89, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Bristol. On average, though, you'll pay about £58.87 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Bristol by train?

With a distance of 76.94 mi between Birmingham and Bristol, it will usually take 1 hr 31 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1 hr 31 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Birmingham to Bristol covers a distance of 76.94 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 31 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 19 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Bristol faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When traveling from Birmingham to Bristol by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Birmingham from the following stations: . Arriving at Bristol, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Bristol.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Bristol take place each day?

The route from Birmingham to Bristol is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 28 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Bristol, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 24 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Bristol. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Bristol.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Bristol, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Bristol.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Bristol by train

When travelling to Bristol by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that operates passenger services between London and the southwest of England, as well as parts of Wales. It was founded in 1833 and was originally known as the Great Western Railway Company. GWR is now owned by FirstGroup. The company is known for its iconic green livery and its historic steam locomotives, including the famous Flying Scotsman.

Services on board Great Western Railway from Birmingham to Bristol
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Birmingham to Bristol CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.67kg
Bus
9.29kg
Flight
24.77kg
Car
19.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Bristol by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Bristol are 8.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Bristol? By taking the train between Birmingham and Bristol you will save 16.1kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.62kg compared to a bus and 11.14kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Bristol?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Bristol is £58.87. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £25.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Bristol?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Bristol is £25.89. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Bristol by train?
Birmingham to Bristol is 76.94 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Bristol take?
Birmingham to Bristol is on average 1 hr 31 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 19 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Bristol?
The train journey from Birmingham to Bristol is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Great Western Railway and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Bristol?
Birmingham to Bristol has 28 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Bristol leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Bristol departs at 05:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Bristol depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Bristol departs at 22:12. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Bristol in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £25.89 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Bristol?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Bristol. You can go from Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street, Five Ways and Birmingham Coach Station and you can arrive at Bristol City Centre, Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Airport and Bristol University of the West of England.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Bristol?
There are on average 24 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Bristol.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Bristol by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Bristol is 1 hr 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Bristol?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Bristol.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Bristol by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Bristol creates 8.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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