Bristol to Perth by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 20m
  • Distance
    546 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Perth by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Perth take around 7 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 546 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Perth.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Perth?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Bristol to Perth 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 20 departures.

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

The Bristol to Perth train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:41, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Bristol to Perth 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 Perth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Perth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail

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

Perth 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.