Birmingham New Street to Bristol Trains
Booking cheap train tickets for travel to Bristol from Birmingham New Street by rail is quick and easy when you use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner above.
All you need to do is enter Birmingham New Street and Bristol as your from and to station, select your travel dates, choose your preferred departure and arrival time and then click the 'Find Tickets' button.
Railsaver will search for and display the cheapest combinations of train fares to get you to Bristol from Birmingham New Street on the date and at the times that you have selected.
The price of your train ticket will be for the complete rail journey from Birmingham New Street to Bristol and include any connections you may need to make en-route to Bristol.
Bristol Train Stations and Services
Bristol Temple Meads railway station is the oldest and largest railway station in Bristol. It is an important transport hub for public transport, with bus services to many parts of the city and surrounding districts and a ferry to the city centre. Bristol's other main-line station, Bristol Parkway, is on the northern outskirts of the conurbation.
Bristol Temple Meads station is owned by Network Rail and is operated under a franchise by First Great Western, which provides the majority of trains to London, and local and inter-urban trains to destinations such as Cardiff Central, Southampton, Portsmouth and Weymouth.
All National Rail train operating companies in the United Kingdom provide connecting services to stations served by trains that travel to Bristol making travel between Bristol and Birmingham New Street by train a relatively pleasant journey.
From Bristol Temple Meads long distance inter-city trains are operated by CrossCountry to destinations as diverse as Exeter St Davids, Plymouth, Penzance, Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central. A few trains to London Waterloo are also provided by South West Trains.
Bristol Parkway railway station is on the South Wales Main Line and in the Stoke Gifford area of the Bristol conurbation. It is 112 miles (180 km) from London Paddington.
Bristol Parkway opened in 1971 and was the first in a new generation of park and ride stations. It is the third-most heavily used station in the West of England, after Bristol and Bath Spa.
Bristol Parkway station is managed by First Great Western, who provide most of the trains at the station, with CrossCountry providing the rest.
Birmingham New Street to Bristol train tickets may be purchased at any train station with a staffed passenger service counter or self service ticket machine. It is however usually always cheaper to book your Birmingham New Street to Bristol train ticket online which you may do here by as much as twelve weeks in advance.
Important: When you book a Birmingham New Street | Bristol train ticket using the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner at the top of this page the price of your ticket will include any connections you may need to make en-route between Bristol and Birmingham New Street, and you will not need to purchase any additional train tickets.
If you prefer you may also travel from Birmingham New Street to Bristol with the
National Express intercity coach and bus service.
Split Your Birmingham New Street to Bristol Train Ticket
Splitting your Birmingham New Street to Bristol train ticket is a great way to save money, even if you split and book your train ticket to Bristol on the day of departure.
To see how much you can save by splitting your train ticket to Bristol from Birmingham New Street use the automated Railsaver Split Ticket search and booking service that you will find here.
Railsaver will offer you the cheapest Birmingham New Street to Bristol train tickets available. Use the National Rail Journey Planner above to book cheap Birmingham New Street to Bristol train tickets in few quick and easy steps.