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Edinburgh to Bristol train information

Edinburgh Bristol train map

Train duration 6h35m
Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 312 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £72.80
Average train price £136.00
  • The journey connecting Edinburgh, which is in Scotland and Bristol, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are operated by the following train operators: Cross Country, Virgin Trains.
  • There are 312 miles between the two cities and the average train duration connecting Edinburgh to Bristol is normally 6h35m. Travelling by train is often the fastest solution to go to Bristol from Edinburgh, and it's also a greener option than driving or flying.
  • We found tickets from £72.80 to travel in the next month. Prices may change depending on the day and hour of travel as well as how much time in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Bristol train tickets

from £72.80 MORE 7h23m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £16.90 MORE 11h22m
Flight
from £42.20 MORE 11h10m

Edinburgh - Bristol prices calendar

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

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Edinburgh to Bristol

When are the next trains to Bristol?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
09:08
Bristol Temple Meads
15:34
6h26m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
10:08
Bristol Temple Meads
16:31
6h23m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
11:05
Bristol Temple Meads
17:31
6h26m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:08
Bristol Temple Meads
18:35
6h27m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
13:08
Bristol Temple Meads
19:32
6h24m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
13:55
Bristol Temple Meads
20:14
6h19m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
17:08
Bristol Temple Meads
23:33
6h25m Cross Country

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Edinburgh - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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60

£71

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£71

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7

£71

3

£77

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£85

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found in the past six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Booking your train from Edinburgh to Bristol in advance should enable you to pay less for your journey.

We found tickets available from £71 when buying your train 1 month in advance which is 17% cheaper than the cheapest ticket we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Bristol trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 22/04/2018 09:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 11/05/2018 07:07 Cross Country 2 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 11/05/2018 17:07 Cross Country 2 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 11/05/2018 07:00 Cross Country 2 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 11/05/2018 08:10 Cross Country 2 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£88.50 11/05/2018 17:31 2 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£89.20 22/04/2018 10:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£89.20 22/04/2018 13:55 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£89.20 22/04/2018 11:05 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£89.20 22/04/2018 13:08 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Bristol train

Discount Edinburgh - Bristol train tickets

Do you want to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals can be obtained to pay less for your Edinburgh Bristol 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 many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to pay for itsfel. This number corresponds to the price of the railcard, thirty pounds, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book after that, you will save money.

    For instance, train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol cost on average £135.57 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £135.57 (£88/£135.57 = 0.65), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Bristol to Edinburgh, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Edinburgh to Bristol train £135.57 £90.38 £45.19 0.65

(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

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