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Trains from Cheltenham to Bristol

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Travelling down the South-West coast, you will pass by the scenic Cotswolds. With trains from Cheltenham to Bristol only taking around 45-minutes, it is a great destination for a weekend away, or even just a day trip. Bristol Temple Meads Station is conveniently located just a short walk to the city centre and the city’s compactness means it is easy to get around on foot.

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Travelling to Bristol

  • First CrossCountry train - 07:23
  • Last CrossCountry train - 22:52

Named as one of the top ten cities in the world to visit, Bristol is known for its maritime heritage, as well as today’s vibrant and lively culture. Wander through the Old City to soak up the Georgian history, or browse the unique boutique shops, restaurants and bars. With only a 45-minute journey between Cheltenham and Bristol, this is a great journey to do if you fancy a group day out with family or friends.

Once you have arrived in Bristol

Onward travel: Taxis & Buses in Bristol

Bus services operate from the station forecourt and on the main road at Temple Gate. This is situated at the bottom of Station Approach Road. Also located at the station forecourt is a taxi rank which provides accessible taxis, if required. To get to the forecourt, exit left out of the main doors.

Shopping in Bristol

Bristol offers a wide variety of shopping, from a huge shopping mall, to local, independent pop-up shops. Bristol Shopping Quarter holds 500 shops, restaurants, cafes and attractions, making it easy to spend your whole day there. If you are looking for something a little more alternative, you can venture to Gloucester Road and Stokes Croft, home to local, independent shops, cafes and restaurants. This is where you can get your vintage fix, or find a bargain in a local charity shop.

Culture in Bristol

Surrounded by the rolling hills of South-West England, the city of Bristol has a thriving and current culture, paved by its rich maritime history. The city is home to a variety of exciting architecture, dating back as far as 12th century. These historic buildings also house some of today’s most popular attractions, such as the Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Opening in 1776, The Bristol Old Vic Theatre, is the longest continuously running theatre in the UK, showcasing their own original productions, inspired by experimentation and innovation. In contrast, Bristol is also the home of the world-famous artist, Banksy. A number of Banksy’s original pieces are located throughout the city of Bristol, and who knows when another may pop-up!

Spending time in Bristol?

Whether you’re planning to spend the day, a long weekend or a whole week in Bristol, have a look at our Guide to Bristol to help you plan the perfect trip.


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