Bristol to Leicester train

Tue, Jun 25
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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bristol to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Great Western Railway
09:30AM3h36
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:06PMLeicester station (LEI)
$601One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:35PMLeicester station (LEI)
$711One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:30AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05PMLeicester station (LEI)
$961One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$1311One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$1311One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Bristol to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25
Cross Country
08:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:30AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05PMLeicester station (LEI)
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:35AM2h37
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:12AMLeicester station (LEI)
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:35PMLeicester station (LEI)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:30AM3h36
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
01:06PMLeicester station (LEI)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bristol to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 37 m

Average

3 h 10 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

165 km

It's difficult to get from Bristol to Leicester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:35AM2h37
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:12AMLeicester station (LEI)
$1461One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$1311One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:00AM2h51
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$1311One-way
1 transfer
Great Western Railway
08:30AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:05PMLeicester station (LEI)
$961One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:00AM3h35
Bristol Temple Meads (BRI)
12:35PMLeicester station (LEI)
$711One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Leicester

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 35 min
priceCheapest ticket price$44 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Great Western Rail
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $5 (€4)

Trains from Bristol to Leicester run on average 6 times per day, taking around 3h 10m for the 165 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $44 (€39) but you can travel from only $5 (€4) by bus.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Bristol to Leicester trains

Find the best trains to Leicester from Bristol with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from $44 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Bristol and Leicester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Bristol to Leicester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $44
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Trains from Bristol to Leicester

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Leicester can start from as little as $44 (€39) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Leicester is $80 (€70); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Leicester train time is 2 h 35 min   covering the 102 mile (165 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Leicester leaves at 5: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Leicester leaves at 8: 35 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bristol to Leicester without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There is 1 direct train from Bristol to Leicester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Bristol to Leicester train with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Bristol to Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 35 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leicester, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Leicester from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Leicester by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Bristol and Leicester including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Leicester

Bristol
Leicester
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your journey to Leicester from Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road

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