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Best price 0.21 £
Journey duration 3 h 9 min
Connections per day 39
First departure 07:45
Last departure 23:20
Distance 171 km

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How much does it cost to get from Bristol to Gatwick by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Bristol to Gatwick. On average, though, you'll pay about 28.50 £ for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as 0.21 £, 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.

Trains from Bristol to Gatwick

How long does the journey from Bristol to Gatwick take by train?

In order to get from Bristol to Gatwick faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bristol and Gatwick will complete the journey in 2 h 24 min. On average, it will take you about 3 h 9 min to travel the 171 between Bristol and Gatwick.

What time are the departures from Bristol to Gatwick?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Bristol to Gatwick leaving at 07:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 23:20.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

You can depart from Bristol at stations such as Bristol Temple Meads [ BRI ] and Bristol Parkway [ BPW ]. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Gatwick at the following stations: Gatwick Airport [ GTW ]. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Bristol and Gatwick. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

You will be able to travel from Bristol to Gatwick using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 39 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 57 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Bristol to Gatwick using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, direct connections from Bristol to Gatwick each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 39 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.