Trains from Edinburgh to Bristol

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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 TransPennine Express, Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £72.80
Average train price £156.00
  • The journey between Edinburgh, located in Scotland and Bristol, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: TransPennine Express, 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 8h05m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £15.60 MORE 11h23m
Flight
from £37.99 MORE 12h38m

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.

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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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 04/03/2018 13:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 04/03/2018 09:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 04/03/2018 10:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 04/03/2018 17:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 04/03/2018 12:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£72.80 04/03/2018 14:08 Cross Country 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£104.00 04/03/2018 17:30 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£158.00 04/03/2018 13:30 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£178.20 04/03/2018 12:51 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£178.20 04/03/2018 10:51 Virgin Trains 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 using a railcard is that you only need a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to break-even. It corresponds to the cost of the card, £30, divided by the saving, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will make savings.

    As an example, train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol cost on average £155.12 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £155.12 (£88/£155.12 = 0.57), it appears that after only 1 one way journeys from Bristol to Edinburgh, the card 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 £155.12 £103.42 £51.71 0.57

(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