Bristol to Inverness by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 24m

Travelling from Bristol to Inverness by train

The fastest trains from Bristol to Inverness take around 9 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 673 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Inverness.

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Bristol to Inverness 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 18 departures. The duration is normally about 9 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:51 and the last train is around 22:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:41, and the last at 22:30.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bristol to Inverness 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 Inverness by train.

Which trains operate between Bristol and Inverness?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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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