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Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

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  1. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    23:40
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:07
    London Euston
    07:07
    London Euston
    08:02
    London Paddington
    08:02
    London Paddington
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:36
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13 estimated
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 13 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    23:45
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    00:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7
    00:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:40
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:57
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    09:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    10:31
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 12 estimated
    on time
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 12 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    23:45
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    00:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 7
    00:36
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:17
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:08
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 12 estimated
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 12 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:48
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:26
    Newcastle
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:35
    Newcastle
    Platform 10 estimated
    10:27
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    10:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2B estimated
    12:08
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 6 estimated
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    10:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:42
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    11:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    12:32
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    on time
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:27
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    11:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2B estimated
    13:04
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 10 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

  • Train Fares from: £59.45
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Travelling from Edinburgh to Bristol by train

From Aberdeen there's a direct train every hour to Bristol Temple Meads, operated by CrossCountry.

CrossCountry trains all come with a First Class option. There's a buffet car on most trains, if not, then there will be a buffet cart providing at-seat service. Most CrossCountry trains on this route feature a Quiet Coach and there's free WiFi if you travel in First Class (WiFi can be purchased for a small fee if you're seated in Standard).

For more information, visit our CrossCountry page.

Route information from Edinburgh to Bristol

Starting your journey from Edinburgh, you can look forward to some breathtaking views of Scotland´s Lowlands and the scenic landscapes of the British East coast. Next stop is Newcastle, a lively, yet friendly city where Roman and Anglo-Saxon elements are perfectly combined.

After that, the train journey takes you to York, Leeds, Sheffield and the Peak District before heading to Birmingham. You'll then pass by the Cotswolds, the bucolic villages of South Central England that have strayed into the 21st-century from another era.

Things to do in Bristol

Bristol is the city of bridges. For that reason, make sure you visit the Clifton Suspension Bridge, which spans the Avon Gorge and the River Avon. Another highlight of the city is its fantastic street art. After all, Bristol is Banksy´s hometown.

If you happen to be in the city in July, don´t miss Bristol's Shakespeare Festival, one of the most important literature festivals in Britain.

  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads is . On an average weekday, there are 15 trains travelling from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads can start from as little as £59.45 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Bristol Temple Meads is 312 miles.

    Distance: 312 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads for Monday 20th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
23:4009:369h 56m, 2 changes
23:4510:3110h 46m, 5 changes
23:4511:0811h 23m, 4 changes
05:4812:086h 20m, 2 changes
06:0612:326h 26m, direct
06:5212:325h 40m, 2 changes
07:0013:046h 4m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bristol Temple Meads to Edinburgh.

How to find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads

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**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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