There are 2 ways to get from Bristol to Barry by train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Barry

$26 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Bristol to Barry 55.6 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Barry, Wales?

You can take a train from Bristol to Barry via Cardiff Central in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Barry
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Barry is 48 km. The road distance is 89 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Barry is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Barry is to drive which takes 1 h and costs £8 - £13.

No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Barry. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Barry via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Bristol to Barry, including transfers.