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Bristol to Runcorn by train

  • First train
    06:20
  • Last train
    22:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 41m
  • Distance
    202 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bristol to Runcorn by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Runcorn take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 202 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Runcorn.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Runcorn?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Bristol to Runcorn 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 23 departures.

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

The Bristol to Runcorn train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Runcorn is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:20 and the last train is around 22:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:56, and the last at 22:56.

When to book Bristol to Runcorn 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 Runcorn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Runcorn?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Runcorn 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.