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Duration 3h 12m
Distance 180.5 miles
Average price £99
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Bristol takes 3h 12m and the fastest train takes 2h 44m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Bristol. 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. White Notley
  2. London Paddington
  3. Bristol
3h 15m
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£60 - £129

Essex to Bristol train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Bristol. The earliest departure is at 18:42 in the evening, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Bristol at 06:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Bristol. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Bristol Temple Meads via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Essex and Bristol is 140 miles. The road distance is 180.5 miles.

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Essex to Bristol train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Bristol train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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