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Best price 0.49 £
Journey duration 3 h 14 min
Connections per day 17
First departure 04:52
Last departure 01:52
Distance 165 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Leicester to Bristol?

Prices will vary when you travel from Leicester to Bristol. On average, though, you'll pay about 40.16 £ for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as 0.49 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Leicester to Bristol

How long will it take me to travel from Leicester to Bristol by train?

The journey from Leicester to Bristol covers a distance of 166. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 14 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 29 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Leicester to Bristol faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Bristol?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Leicester at 04:52, and the last departure will leave at 01:52. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Leicester to Bristol can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Leicester to Bristol?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Leicester from the following stations: Leicester. Arriving at Bristol, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Bristol Temple Meads. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Bristol.

How many journeys from Leicester to Bristol take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Leicester to Bristol can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 17 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and CrossCountry. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 32 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Leicester to Bristol. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Leicester to Bristol varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 17 journeys with one change or more.