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from Bristol to Leicester

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Travel Information to Leicester from Bristol

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £44 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 102 miles (165 km) by coach or train between Bristol and Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bristol to Leicester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bristol to Leicester
Travel to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Leicester.
How do I go from Bristol to Leicester?

You can travel between Bristol and Leicester 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Leicester from Bristol?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Leicester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A coach is about £38 less than a train, which costs on average £44 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Leicester from Bristol?

The fastest way from Bristol to Leicester is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options between Bristol and Leicester can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 10 min.

How many miles are between Bristol and Leicester

The distance between Bristol and Leicester is around 102 miles (165 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Leicester is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to Leicester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Bristol to Leicester, where do I depart from Bristol and where do I arrive in Leicester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bristol to Leicester:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Leicester.
Which travel operators can get me from Bristol to Leicester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Leicester:

  • You can travel to Leicester from Bristol by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with Flixbus from Bristol to Leicester.
  • You can take a train from Bristol to Leicester with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £44 with Cross Country from Bristol to Leicester.
Can I find a direct route between Bristol and Leicester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Leicester with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Leicester with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Leicester with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leicester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Leicester from Bristol?
Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Leicester? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Leicester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Manchester from Leicester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Bristol and Leicester online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Leicester from Bristol, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £44 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Bristol and Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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