Bournemouth to Bristol by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m

Travelling from Bournemouth to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Bristol take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Bristol.

Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Bristol?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Bristol usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Bristol every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Bristol?

The Bournemouth to Bristol train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bournemouth to Bristol train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:57 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Bournemouth to Bristol train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Bristol by train.

Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Bristol?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Bristol, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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