Penrith to Bristol by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 52m
  • Distance
    351 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penrith to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Penrith to Bristol take around 3 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 351 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penrith and Bristol.

1. Are there direct trains from Penrith to Bristol?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Penrith to Bristol 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 24 departures.

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

The Penrith to Bristol train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Penrith around 05:57 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penrith around 07:00, and the last at 21:40.

When to book Penrith to Bristol 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 Penrith to Bristol by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penrith and Bristol?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin 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.