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Duration 2h 38m
Distance 131.4 miles
Average price £90
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Harpenden takes 2h 38m and the fastest train takes 2h 14m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bristol to Harpenden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Harpenden
2h 20m
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£56 - £69

Bristol to Harpenden train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Bristol and Harpenden. The earliest departure is at 07:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:40 which arrives into Harpenden at 06:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Harpenden. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Harpenden via Paddington station, Baker Street station and West Hampstead Thameslink. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Bristol and Harpenden is 100 miles. The road distance is 131.4 miles.

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Bristol to Harpenden train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Harpenden train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Harpenden. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Bristol and Harpenden?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £40 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 38m.
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
5 times a week
Estimated price
£60 - £120

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