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Bristol to Thornaby by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 43m
  • Distance
    349 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Thornaby by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Thornaby take around 4 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 349 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Thornaby.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Thornaby?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Bristol to Thornaby 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 17 departures.

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

The Bristol to Thornaby train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Thornaby is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:07, and the last at 20:40.

When to book Bristol to Thornaby 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 Thornaby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Thornaby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Thornaby 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.