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Duration 5h 11m
Distance 124 miles
Average price £169
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Machynlleth takes 5h 11m and the fastest train takes 3h 41m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol to Machynlleth. 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. Birmingham New Street
  3. Machynlleth
4h 37m
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£99 - £225

Bristol to Machynlleth train times

Trains run every four hours between Bristol and Machynlleth. The earliest departure is at 06:34 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:00 which arrives into Machynlleth at 08:44. All services require a transfer at Birmingham New Street and take an average of 5h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Machynlleth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Bristol and Machynlleth is 95 miles. The road distance is 124 miles.

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Bristol to Machynlleth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Machynlleth train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Machynlleth station.

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