Trains from Bristol to Liverpool

Bristol to Liverpool train information

Bristol Liverpool train map

Train duration 3h18m
Arrival Liverpool, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 136 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £31.50
Average train price £73.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Bristol in England to Liverpool in England are operated by Cross Country.

How long is the train?

On average, the journey takes around 3h18m by train because of the 136 miles to travel to Liverpool from Bristol. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of the train?

We found tickets from £31.50 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Liverpool train tickets

from £31.50 MORE 4h11m
Other modes of transport available
from £18.90 MORE 5h54m
from €6.48 MORE 9h53m
from £25.99 MORE 8h38m

Bristol - Liverpool prices calendar

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National Express£24



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

Train times Bristol to Liverpool

When are the next trains to Liverpool?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 2 trains from Bristol to Liverpool are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Bristol Liverpool train departs at 08:35 and the last one departs at 09:35. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Bristol - Liverpool: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Bristol to Liverpool tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £28 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £41 for your trip. Thus, you will save 33% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Bristol to Liverpool trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Temple Meads
James Street
£31.50 30/05/2022 08:21 3 days ago
Temple Meads
Lime Street
£56.50 30/05/2022 09:27 3 days ago
Temple Meads
James Street
£56.50 30/05/2022 08:37 3 days ago
Temple Meads
Lime Street
£96.90 30/05/2022 08:35 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bristol Liverpool train

Discount Bristol - Liverpool train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Bristol Liverpool train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Bristol to Liverpool? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Bristol Liverpool ticket (i.e.: £72.53)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£72.53 = 1.21. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Bristol to Liverpool (one way journey).

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(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
Bristol to Liverpool train £72.53 £48.36 £24.18 1.22

(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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