Bristol to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bristol to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Edinburgh take around 6 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 496 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Bristol to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Bristol to Edinburgh every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Edinburgh?
The Bristol to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:45 and the last train is around 16:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:41, and the last at 16:40.
What's the Bristol to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Edinburgh are $46.51.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $103 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $95. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bristol to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Edinburgh?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Bristol to Edinburgh.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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