Bristol to Hereford by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    00:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 13m
  • Distance
    62 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Hereford by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Hereford take around 1 hour and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Hereford.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Hereford?

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

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Bristol to Hereford 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 70 departures.

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

The Bristol to Hereford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hereford is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:20 and the last train is around 00:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:45, and the last at 00:15.

When to book Bristol to Hereford 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 Hereford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Hereford?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • West Midlands Trains

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.