Cambridge to Bristol by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 11m

Travelling from Cambridge to Bristol by train

The fastest trains from Cambridge to Bristol take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Bristol.

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 43 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:14 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:16.

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

When to book Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Bristol by train.

Which trains operate between Cambridge and Bristol?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground

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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