Bristol to Leicester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bristol to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Bristol to Leicester take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Leicester?
Journeys between Bristol and Leicester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Bristol to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Leicester?
The Bristol to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bristol to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:35.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:07, and the last at 22:30.
What's the Bristol to Leicester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bristol to Leicester are $24.37.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $31 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bristol to Leicester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bristol to Leicester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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