Cardiff to Bristol by train
Travelling from Cardiff to Bristol by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Bristol take around 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 44 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Bristol.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Bristol?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Bristol have been found.
We usually find around 56 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Bristol every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Bristol?
The Cardiff to Bristol train travel time is normally about 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Bristol train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:07.
What's the Cardiff to Bristol train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Bristol are $6.24.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $6 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $11. 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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Bristol by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Bristol?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Bristol, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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.
Bristol to Cardiff by train