Bristol to Hastings by train

  • First train
    04:47
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 44m
  • Distance
    229 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 33m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bristol to Hastings by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Hastings take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 229 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Hastings.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Hastings?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Bristol to Hastings 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 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Hastings?

The Bristol to Hastings train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Hastings train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hastings is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Bristol to Hastings 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 Bristol to Hastings by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Hastings?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Hastings to Bristol by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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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