Want to find out more about taking the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads? Look no further.
The train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads usually takes around 1h 41m but can take just 1h 19m on the fastest services, with around 83 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.
Great Western Railway (GWR) is the main operator on this route. Free WiFi is available on most services, as well as hot and cold snacks and drinks on their high-speed services. Want to travel in style? Upgrade to GWR First Class and you'll get to enjoy complimentary food and drinks, more legroom, reclining extra-wide seats, enhanced WiFi and at-seat power sockets and USB sockets.
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The average journey time by train between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads is 1 hour and 44 minutes, with around 50 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads is 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads can start from as little as £21.20 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads leaves at 23:33. 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.
Trains travelling from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads cover a distance of around 104 miles (167 km) during the journey.
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