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Trains from Glasgow to Bristol

Running 6 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Travel from Glasgow to Bristol in comfort with CrossCountry and take advantage of booking Advance tickets on journeys up to 15 minutes before their scheduled departure time.

The journey from Glasgow to Bristol is comfortable and convenient on a CrossCountry train. Travelling directly means no hassle of changing trains with all your luggage, and the route takes you along some of the most spectacular tracks in the country. From the east coast of Scotland, through the Yorkshire Moors, skirting the Peak District and making your way through the Cotswolds, time will fly as you take in the sights from the train window.

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CrossCountry Trains from Glasgow Central to Bristol

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Travelling to Bristol

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:01
  • Last CrossCountry train - 15:00

Travelling from Glasgow to Bristol

Bristol is a vibrant city which pays homage to its history while still embracing a forward-looking modern atmosphere. However long you’re planning to spend in this captivating city, there’s going to be plenty to see and explore.

Once you have arrived in Bristol

Onward travel: Buses & Taxis

Bristol Temple Meads is connected to the wider city and surrounding area by an extensive bus network, which provides plenty of options for those with an onwards journey.

Bristol Shopping

Bristol is haven for those who love to shop. As you might expect from this quirky city, there are plenty of places to buy hand-made, locally crafted, and artisanal foods, clothes and products. Head to Gloucester Road & Stokes or Clifton Village for the best independent shops, cafés and delis.

Those who prefer their shopping pre-loved can also find a wide range of retro, vintage, and second-hand shops. For the best finds, head to Bristol’s Old City, or one of the markets which pop up across the city. If you’re still looking for your fix of high street favourites, head to the Cabot Circus, where you can also have a fun day out with the family at crazy golf or the 13-screen cinema.

Bristol Culture

As you make your way around Bristol, you can’t help but notice the history that fills this city, a history which spreads back for thousands of years. One unique way of seeing this history is by taking one of the Haunted or Hidden Walking Tours, where you can find some of the most interesting parts of the city with your expert local guide. Alternatively, a historic pub crawl might be more to your tastes. Bristol has a vibrant and booming craft beer and cider scene, which is perfect for exploring as you make your way around the city.

Staying in Bristol?

Whether you’re staying in Bristol for a weekend or a week, our Guide to Bristol can help you plan the perfect visit.

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