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If you fancy a trip away but don’t want to stray too far from home, a visit to Gloucester could be just the ticket. Situated just short of 40 miles from Bristol, this picturesque town offers plenty of exciting things to see and do. Fans of architecture will love Gloucester Cathedral, while wildlife lovers will be delighted by the Barn Owl Centre, which is just a bus ride away from the station. As for getting there, get out from behind the wheel and catch a train from Bristol to Gloucester. We’re with you all the way. 

Last-minute trip? Check out our live departures board below to find out when the next train from Bristol to Gloucester is leaving.

Journey information from Bristol to Gloucester

  • How long is the average journey duration from Bristol to Gloucester? 0 hours 37 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Bristol to Gloucester? 0 hours 26 minutes
  • When is the first train from Bristol to Gloucester? 09:24
  • When is the last train from Bristol to Gloucester? 22:54
  • How many services run for Bristol to Gloucester today? 15

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Top tips on booking cheaper train tickets

Swerve Peak travel times

It’s always worth checking the Off-Peak train times from Bristol to Gloucester. The tickets are usually cheaper than an Anytime fare and you might even have a more peaceful journey, too!

Pick up a Railcard

A Railcard could save you 1/3 on your train tickets from Bristol to Gloucester, and at just £30 a year it’ll set you back less than your TV licence. Check if you’re eligible now!

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