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Travel information for your train journey
Route Bristol to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Bristol, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £12.20|
|Train operators for Bristol to London||Great Western Railway, South West Trains|
Which train company can I use?
There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Bristol in England to London in England are provided by Great Western Railway, South West Trains.
How long is the train?
There are 107 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time connecting Bristol to London is approximately 1h47m. Travelling by train is most of the time the fastest option to go to London from Bristol, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or flying.
What is the price of the train?
The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £12.20 one way.
Do you want to travel for less? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Bristol London train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Bristol London ticket (i.e.: £49.85)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Now divide that number by C. You will see the minimum number of trips needed per year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£49.85 = 1.77. Your railcard will be worth the investment if you're doing around 2 trips from Bristol to London (one way trip).
(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 London train||£49.85||£33.23||£16.62||1.77|
(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
Many trains run from Bristol to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
Great Western Railway
Great Western Railway, a rail travel specialist, proposes connections to more than 237 destinations. Tickets for the journey from Bristol to London are available starting from £15.
South West Trains
Gopili compares ticket prices for you every day from all operators to help you find cheap train tickets for your next trip. The best South West Trains price found was £13.
If you’re looking for cheap train tickets Bristol to London, you may be in luck. Here we share with you some tips for finding cheap train tickets.
To travel at the lowest fares you better purchase your ticket in advance. A good timing to buy your advance train ticket is around 12 weeks before. So you must try to book approximately three months in advance. Using this tip you should enjoy great savings of up to 80%.
You will also see that, the most affordable time to travel is outside the peak train times, which are between 06:30 to 9:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Therefore, try to avoid travelling during rush hours and you will spend less on your train ticket Bristol to London.
If you already know at what time you want to take the return journey, you need to check the price of 2 singles as they can be cheaper than a return. The only rule is to get the exact train you purchased.
Frequently, booking a ticket from Bristol to an intermediary city and then an additional ticket from this station to London costs less than purchasing only one ticket for your entire journey. Split-ticketing can help you pay less.
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Bristol to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Things to do in London
We have selected for you a list of 6 points of interests that you can do in London.
If you're visiting London for the first time and you do not have a clear idea of the things that you can do during your stay, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend on how much time you got as well as your preferences but the team at Gopili helps you find the famous places in London.
Tower Bridge is probably among the most interesting tourist places for visitors. You can also plan to visit London Eye or Big Ben which are frequently suggested by the people who have already explored the city.
Another noteworthy location that you may want to see is Kensington Palace if you wish to find out more about this destination.
British Museum is also a point of interest that we will suggest you to visit if you have spare time during your trip.
Finally, if you're still looking to discover more about London, Buckingham Palace can be the final stage of your trip. While visitors might not consider it as the most interesting thing to do, it will enable you to get a full picture of the city and its history.
Main train ticket types in United Kingdom
There are three main train tickets types in United Kingdom, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types offers different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Take a look at the different types of train ticket from Bristol to London below:
If you want to buy the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are convenient for you. These tickets are released 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest reductions. The earlier you buy, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't annul your advance rail ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.
Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel times. With these tickets you go at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the price of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.
Anytime tickets is convenient for you, if you want a fully flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not recommended if you want the lowest type of ticket Bristol to London.
Season tickets are perfect for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.
Departure and arrival for your train travel
For your journey between Bristol and London several railway stations of departure and arrival
exist. You can choose between the following train stations departure:Bristol Temple Meads train station, Bristol Parkway train station.
For your arrival, several train stations are available :London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Bristol to London:
Transport operators from Bristol to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Bristol to London.
|Great Western Railway||Bristol||London|
|South West Trains||Bristol||London|
Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute
Generally, the earlier you book your ticket, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the results from the past six months in order to identify the best time to purchase your train tickets Bristol to London. The figures show that booking your train from Bristol to London in advance is not always the best option.
We found tickets at £21 when purchasing your ticket 15 days in advance whereas you will have to spend a minimum of £36 if you book your train 1 month in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your ticket is 15 days in advance as it is 43% cheaper than 1 month in advance.
When are the next trains to London?
|2h39m||Great Western Railway|
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, 8 trains from Bristol to London are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Bristol London train leaves at 08:58 and the last train is at 17:10. The first and last departure hours might change every day and there may be less services during weekends and public holidays. Train operators can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
You have different options to buy your Bristol to London train ticket:
Gopili helps you find cheap train tickets from Bristol to London by comparing journey times and fares across all rail providers. You can then sort the offers by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that suits your requirements. Looking at the best price for the return journey? Compare the prices of train tickets London to Bristol with our travel search engine and find the best offer.
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Bristol to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Bristol to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
|£13.00||03/06/2017||12:51||South West Trains||16 hours ago|
|£13.00||02/06/2017||12:49||South West Trains||3 days ago|
|£13.00||01/06/2017||12:49||South West Trains||1 day ago|
|£13.00||09/06/2017||12:49||South West Trains||5 days ago|
|£20.00||09/06/2017||12:32||Great Western Railway||5 days ago|
|£23.00||03/06/2017||12:00||Great Western Railway||4 days ago|
|£23.00||03/06/2017||13:00||Great Western Railway||4 days ago|
|£25.50||01/06/2017||12:30||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£25.50||03/06/2017||07:04||Great Western Railway||6 days ago|
|£25.50||03/06/2017||19:03||Great Western Railway||6 days ago|
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