Trains from Bristol to Swindon

Bristol to Swindon train information

Bristol Swindon train map

Train duration 0h32m
Arrival Swindon, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 36 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £15.00
Average train price £17.00

The route connecting Bristol, which is in England and Swindon, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Great Western Railway.

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Swindon from Bristol. The average train time from Bristol to Swindon is 0h32m to cover the 36 miles.

We found tickets from £15.00 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Swindon train tickets

from £15.00 MORE 0h31m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 1h42m

Bristol - Swindon prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Swindon 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.

Bristol - Swindon: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the past 6 months in order to understand the best time to book your train tickets Bristol to Swindon. The results show that booking your train from Bristol to Swindon in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £16 when booking 3 days in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £17 if you buy your ticket 7 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to buy your train ticket is 3 days in advance as it is 7% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Bristol to Swindon trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£15.00 23/12/2019 17:00 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£16.00 23/12/2019 13:00 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£16.00 23/12/2019 12:00 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£16.00 23/12/2019 12:30 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 12:24 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 18:00 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 17:27 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 16:55 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Parkway
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 11:55 Great Western Railway 16 days ago
Bristol
Temple Meads
Swindon
£16.40 23/12/2019 17:30 Great Western Railway 16 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Bristol Swindon train

Discount Bristol - Swindon train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Bristol Swindon 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Bristol to Swindon cost on average £16.95 (1). By dividing £88 by £16.95 (£88/£16.95 = 5.19), it appears that after only 6 one way journeys from Swindon to Bristol, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train 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 Swindon train £16.95 £11.30 £5.65 5.2

(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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