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Trains from Edinburgh to Bristol

Running 12 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.

Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.

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Why CrossCountry?

Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.

  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 10% TOTUM discount

CrossCountry Trains from Edinburgh (Waverley) to Bristol

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Travelling to Bristol

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:06
  • Last CrossCountry train - 17:07

Travelling from Edinburgh to Bristol

From shopping to culture, from history to nature, from attractions to restaurants - Bristol has you covered. You'll arrive directly into Bristol, so you can start exploring immediately. Stay for a day, a weekend, a week or more - you won't run out of things to do in Bristol no matter how long you're there.

Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Bristol?

Yes, there are direct trains from Edinburgh to Bristol on the CrossCountry network.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Edinburgh to Bristol?

When travelling from Edinburgh to Bristol you'll have all the amenities you would expect on a CrossCountry train. Enjoy electric points, subject to availability, and a range of seating options, including group bookings . There is also an at-seat service offering a variety of light refreshments for you to enjoy.

Is WiFi available on trains from Edinburgh to Bristol?

Good news! We have free WiFi available on all our trains from Edinburgh to Bristol, so you needn't worry about staying in touch with friends, family or colleagues while traveling with CrossCountry. T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.

Can I reserve a seat on trains from Edinburgh to Bristol?

In most cases, if you have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, you can reserve a seat using our ten minute reservation service. The good news is that this service is available in both Standard and First Class, and it's also available to season ticket holders! Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more!

Where can I find cheap tickets from Edinburgh to Bristol?

We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets - from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.

Can I use my railcard on trains from Edinburgh to Bristol?

We accept railcards, so you'll likely be able to save by using yours! There's lots more information on all the railcards available and when they can be used on our Railcards page.


For full information about Bristol station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Bristol

Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!

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