Retford to Bristol by train

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    23:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    228 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Retford to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Retford to Bristol take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 228 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Retford and Bristol.

1. Are there direct trains from Retford to Bristol?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Retford 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 43 departures.

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

The Retford to Bristol train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Retford around 05:51 and the last train is around 23:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Retford around 06:13, and the last at 23:34.

When to book Retford 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 Retford to Bristol by train.

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Which train companies operate between Retford and Bristol?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections

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.