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 Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £48.20
Average train price £105.00
  • The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Bristol, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Cross Country, Virgin Trains.
  • There are 312 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Edinburgh to Bristol is approximately 6h35m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Bristol from Edinburgh, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • We found trains from £48.20 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Bristol train tickets

from £48.20 MORE 6h18m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £18.10 MORE 11h28m
Flight
from £40.00 MORE 10h33m

Edinburgh - Bristol prices calendar

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

  july september   august
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
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National Express£73

Loco2£93

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30

National Express£43

Loco2£88

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01

National Express£38

Loco2£83

Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 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
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
17:07
Bristol Parkway
23:20
6h13m Cross Country
Tomorrow
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
07:00
Bristol Parkway
12:54
5h54m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
07:07
Bristol Parkway
13:21
6h14m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
08:07
Bristol Parkway
14:23
6h16m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
08:53
Bristol Parkway
14:23
5h30m Virgin Trains
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
08:53
Bristol Parkway
14:57
6h04m Virgin Trains
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:06
Bristol Parkway
18:28
6h22m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:52
Bristol Parkway
18:28
5h36m Virgin Trains
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:52
Bristol Parkway
18:54
6h02m Virgin Trains
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
13:09
Bristol Parkway
19:22
6h13m Cross Country
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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 Edinburgh to Bristol are being operated today and 9 tomorrow. The first Edinburgh Bristol train departs at 07:00 while the last train departs at 17:07. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Edinburgh - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

£72

30

£72

15

7

£72

3

£78

1

£87

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Edinburgh to Bristol in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £72 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 17% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 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
Parkway
£60.25 05/09/2019 08:52 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£74.50 02/09/2019 17:31 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Temple Meads
£74.50 05/09/2019 17:31 5 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£74.80 05/09/2019 12:52 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£76.35 02/09/2019 08:52 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£76.35 13/09/2019 08:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£76.35 06/09/2019 08:52 Virgin Trains 5 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£77.75 13/09/2019 07:10 Cross Country 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£77.75 13/09/2019 08:09 Cross Country 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Bristol
Parkway
£77.75 05/09/2019 07:10 Cross Country 5 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Bristol train

Discount Edinburgh - Bristol train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available 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 five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

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

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol cost on average £104.54 (1). When dividing £88 by £104.54 (£88/£104.54 = 0.84), you can see that after only 1 one way trips from Bristol to Edinburgh, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train 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 £104.54 £69.69 £34.85 0.84

(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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