Bristol to Croydon by train

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    171 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    48
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Croydon by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Croydon take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Croydon.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Croydon?

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

We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Bristol to Croydon 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 62 departures.

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

The Bristol to Croydon train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Bristol to Croydon 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 Croydon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Croydon?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Croydon to Bristol by train

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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.