Bristol to Cardiff by train
Travelling from Bristol to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Cardiff take around 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 44 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Cardiff?
Direct trains from Bristol to Cardiff have been found.
We usually find around 69 direct trains on the route from Bristol to Cardiff every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 57 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Cardiff?
The Bristol to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:54.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:45, and the last at 00:15.
What's the Bristol to Cardiff train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Cardiff are $6.34.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $6 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $12. 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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Cardiff, 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.
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