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Manchester Airport to Bristol by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    20:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 7m
  • Distance
    207 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Bristol by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Bristol take around 3 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 207 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Bristol.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Bristol?

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Bristol usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Bristol every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 32 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester Airport to Bristol?

The Manchester Airport to Bristol train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester Airport to Bristol train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 04:22 and the last train is around 20:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 04:12, and the last at 20:53.

When to book Manchester Airport to Bristol train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester Airport to Bristol by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Bristol?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester Airport to Bristol, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bristol to Manchester Airport by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.