Meet Bristol - Travel by Train

Meet Bristol - Travel by Train

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Discounted Delegate Rail Fares with the Great Western Railway

Bristol is one of the most easily accessible cities in the UK, and with this exclusive offer from the Great Western Railway, travel to your conference will be both easy and affordable.

This exclusive deal offers reduced rail fares for conference delegates travelling at any time to Bristol's mainline stations (Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway) from eligible Great Western Railway stations including London Paddington.

Standard return travel between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads is available at the reduced rate of £44 on any service, including peak trains, whilst First Class return travel between the two destinations is £89.

Outbound tickets are fixed, times and dates cannot be changed. The return journey is fully flexible. Our conference fares are only available to delegates. You will be asked to produce a confirmation proving that you are eligible for this fare by the Train Manager. This could be an event registration e-mail for example.

View the route map here for the closest participating stations and fares.

Please note: The route map shows sample conference fares to Bristol. Conference fares are available from most stations on the GWR network, not just those shown on the map. Exceptions include stations which are quite close to the conference, or on routes which are predominantly served by other operators. Tickets are only valid on GWR services. Check their website for fares from other stations.

Bristol Temple Meads is the main railway station, situated in the heart of the Bristol's business area and close to many of the city's conference venues. It is just 10 minutes’ walk from the central shopping quarter and the bustling harbourside area.

Bristol Parkway is located in North Bristol and provides easy access to the University of the West of England and Bristol’s surrounding areas.

How to Book

  • Conference fares are only available at GWR.com/conference follow the link, select your destination, and complete the form.

  • In the 'To' box, please make sure Bristol Conference is selected as your destination, this will automatically add the discounted fare for you.

  • Select your travel dates, times, number of passengers and preferred class and click search.

  • You will then be able to see all available trains and continue to book as you normally would.

More information

To find out more about this service visit the Great Western Railway website. For information about attending a conference in Bristol please contact the Meet Bristol team on conference@meetbristol.co.uk

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