Bristol to Halifax by train

  • First train
    04:47
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 4m
  • Distance
    250 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 19m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bristol to Halifax by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Halifax take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Halifax.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Halifax?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Bristol to Halifax 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 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Halifax?

The Bristol to Halifax train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Halifax train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Halifax is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:47 and the last train is around 22:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:48.

When to book Bristol to Halifax 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 Halifax by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Halifax?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections

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 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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