Trains from Barnstaple to Bristol

Barnstaple to Bristol train information

Barnstaple Bristol train map

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Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Barnstaple, England
Distance 68 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Barnstaple (South West England) to Bristol (South West England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to cover the 68 miles from Barnstaple to Bristol.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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Barnstaple - Bristol prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Barnstaple to Bristol by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Barnstaple - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Barnstaple to Bristol will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £9 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £14 for your journey. Thus, you can save 39% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Barnstaple to Bristol trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Barnstaple and Bristol by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bristol to Barnstaple and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Barnstaple - Bristol train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Barnstaple Bristol train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Barnstaple to Bristol? Check with your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average price for a Barnstaple Bristol ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Barnstaple to Bristol (one way trip).

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Barnstaple to Bristol train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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