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Glasgow to Bristol train information

Glasgow Bristol train map

Train duration 6h58m
Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 313 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £64.95
Average train price £135.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains between Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Bristol (South West England) are operated by Cross Country, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How long is the train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Bristol from Glasgow. The average train time from Glasgow to Bristol is 6h58m to cover the 313 miles.

What is the price of the train?

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 30 days is £64.95. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Glasgow to Bristol train tickets

from £64.95 MORE 7h15m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £13.90 MORE 9h56m
Flight
from £40.15 MORE 10h43m

Glasgow - Bristol prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Bristol 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.

Glasgow - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Bristol tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £62 whereas when booking 7 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £91 for your trip. Thus, you will save 32% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to 7 days in advance.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Glasgow to Bristol trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£81.55 25/02/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£92.00 25/02/2019 10:00 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£92.90 25/02/2019 09:00 Cross Country 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£92.90 25/02/2019 11:00 Cross Country 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£92.90 25/02/2019 13:00 Cross Country 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£102.20 25/02/2019 08:40 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£102.20 25/02/2019 08:00 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£156.50 25/02/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£156.50 25/02/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Bristol
Parkway
£156.50 25/02/2019 10:40 Virgin Trains 8 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Glasgow Bristol train

Discount Glasgow - Bristol train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Glasgow Bristol train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Glasgow to Bristol? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Glasgow Bristol ticket (i.e.: £134.04)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£134.04 = 0.66. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 1 trips from Glasgow to Bristol (one way journey).

How much does a railcard cost?

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete year.

(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
Glasgow to Bristol train £134.04 £89.36 £44.68 0.66

(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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