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Bristol Temple Meads to London by train

It takes an average of 1h 45m to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to London by train, over a distance of around 106 miles (170 km). There are normally 42 trains per day travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to London and tickets for this journey start from £24 when you book in advance.

First train

03:53

Last train

22:40

Departure station

Bristol Temple Meads

Arrival station

London

Journey time

From 1h 29m

Distance

106 miles (170 km)

Frequency

42 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £24

Train operators

Great Western Railway

Travelling by train from Bristol Temple Meads to London

Planning a day out and looking to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to London by train? You've come to the right place!

The train from Bristol Temple Meads to London usually takes around 2h 25m but can take just 1h 20m on the fastest Great Western Railway or South Western Railway services, with around 87 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to London with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bristol Temple Meads to London? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London take?

The average journey time by train between Bristol Temple Meads and London is 1 hour and 45 minutes, with around 42 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bristol Temple Meads and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bristol Temple Meads to London is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London cost?

Train ticket prices from Bristol Temple Meads to London can start from as little as £24 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bristol Temple Meads to London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol Temple Meads to London without having to change trains. There are 42 direct trains from Bristol Temple Meads to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bristol Temple Meads to London leave?

The first train from Bristol Temple Meads to London leaves at 03:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bristol Temple Meads to London leave?

The last train from Bristol Temple Meads to London leaves at 22:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bristol Temple Meads and London by train?

Trains travelling from Bristol Temple Meads to London cover a distance of around 106 miles (170 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Bristol Temple Meads. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bristol Temple Meads to London.

Cheap train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to London

Train tickets from Bristol Temple Meads to London start at £24 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bristol Temple Meads to London is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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