Manchester to Bristol by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Manchester to Bristol by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Bristol take around 2 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 219 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Bristol.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Bristol?
Direct trains from Manchester to Bristol have been found.
We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Bristol every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Bristol?
The Manchester to Bristol train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Bristol train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:00 and the last train is around 19:07.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:00, and the last at 20:07.
What's the Manchester to Bristol train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Bristol are $31.02.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $51. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Bristol by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Bristol?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Manchester to Bristol.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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