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Travelling from Bristol to Penzance by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Penzance take around 3 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 261 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Penzance.

Are there direct trains from Bristol to Penzance?

Direct trains from Bristol to Penzance have been found.

We usually find around 13 direct trains on the route from Bristol to Penzance every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bristol to Penzance?

The Bristol to Penzance train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bristol to Penzance train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Penzance is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:24 and the last train is around 18:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:24, and the last at 19:50.

When to book Bristol to Penzance 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 Penzance by train.

Which train companies operate between Bristol and Penzance?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great 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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