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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Highcliffe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

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Train via New Milton, Whitefield Road Terminus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute 1a / ...

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Highcliffe 80.5 miles

Bristol to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Bristol and Highcliffe is around 3h 9m and covers a distance of around 99 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 28m. Operated by First Great Western Service and South Western Railway, the Bristol to Highcliffe train service departs from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 107 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 26m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
3h 9m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 28m
Train distance:
99 miles
Trains per week:
107
Cheapest price:
£38
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:00
Last train departs at:
21:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol to Highcliffe train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Bristol → Highcliffe
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highcliffe is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Highcliffe is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Bournemouth Station and Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Hinton Admiral via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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It is 63 miles from Bristol to Highcliffe. It is approximately 80.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Bristol to Highcliffe, including transfers.

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Bristol to Highcliffe bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Highcliffe is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 63 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

First Great Western Service operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central hourly. Tickets cost £28 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Highcliffe via Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth Station, and Bournemouth Square in around 4h 34m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Yellow Buses

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Bristol to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Yellow Buses, arrive at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute station.

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Bristol to Highcliffe train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Highcliffe is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Bristol to Highcliffe.

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