Make your way from Taunton to Bristol, taking advantage of CrossCountry’s Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
Travel through the west of England from Taunton to Bristol with CrossCountry, enjoying the views of the beautiful landscape from your window. The route takes you past several areas of outstanding natural beauty as well as giving you glimpses of the coast. Our CrossCountry train will whisk you from Taunton Station directly to Bristol Temple Meads, providing you with convenience as well as comfort.
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Travelling to Bristol
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Travelling from Taunton to Bristol
Bristol is an exciting place to spend a day, a weekend or a week. The recent urban renewal has brought a fresh buzz to the city, and visitors will enjoy discovering the quirky, independent atmosphere that blends modern energy with the historical industrial routes. This unique city is sure to capture your heart and your imagination.
Are there direct trains from Taunton to Bristol?
Yes, our service will take you directly from Taunton to Bristol.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Taunton to Bristol?
Travel from Taunton to Bristol in comfort onboard a CrossCountry train. Enjoy all the amenities you would expect from us, including a range of seating options, charge points and ample luggage storage. We also have an at-seat service providing light refreshments and hot and cold drinks. If you desire an even more comfortable travelling experience, why not book a ticket in our First Class coach?
Does Bristol Temple Meads have step-free access?
Bristol Temple Meads station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. Step-free access is available throughout the station, and they can provide ramp access to trains and help reaching platforms if required. The station also has accessible ticket machines for those who require them.
How far is the city centre?
Bristol Temple Meads station is a stone’s throw from the city centre, and regular buses link the station with all of the major attractions the city has to offer.
Does the station have family areas?
Bristol Temple Meads has a variety of amenities for families, including a comfortable waiting room, baby changing facilities and a range of eateries.
For further information about Bristol Temple Meads Station, check out our station guide.
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Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Bristol
Bristol Temple Meads is a well-connected station. Excellent bus connections facilitate seamless onward travel, connecting you with the entire city as well as neighbouring towns and villages. For those who prefer to travel directly, there is a conveniently located taxi rank outside the station that also provides accessible taxis.
Shopping in Bristol
Bristol is an excellent choice for the discerning shopper. Whether you’re looking for your high street favourites, high end boutiques or quirky independent stores, Bristol has something for everyone. The Regency era architecture of Clifton Village is home to a treasure trove of posh boutiques, while wandering around the Shopping Quarter reveals a range of perennial favourites and one-off wonders. The busy markets are a firm favourite with locals; to get a taster, try The Harbourside Market that runs all weekend.
Culture in Bristol
Bristol enjoys an eclectic culture that draws both from its modern revival as a leading technology hub and its industrial roots. Nowhere is this clearer than in the city’s Harbour area. Here you can visit markets selling local produce, art galleries and theatres showcasing homegrown talent, and a smorgasbord of restaurants, cafes and bars. With more urban renewal happening all the time, there are always new options and up-and-coming areas popping up all the time.
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