The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Bristol to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 25 m
6 h 46 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Bristol for Leicester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||102 miles (165 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€17)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Bristol to Leicester cover the 102 miles (165 km) long route taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€12), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
For as little as $14 (€12) you can travel by bus between Bristol and Leicester with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Bristol and Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
When departing from Bristol, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout. When arriving in Leicester, you can end your route in bus stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bristol, City Centre, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (643 m) away from the city centre.
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