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Trip Bristol Leicester

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Bristol to Leicester


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How to get from Bristol to Leicester?

We are suggesting 8 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Bristol Leicester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Bristol Leicester by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Bristol and Leicester on a map as well as the route Bristol Leicester and the different connecting points (Leicester Coach Station, Leicester Railway Station, Bristol Coach Station, Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station, Bristol UWE Coach Station) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Bristol Leicester

For your trip from Bristol (England, United Kingdom) to Leicester (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 102 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Bristol-Leicester that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Bristol. The bus will drop you off at Leicester bus station (0.4 mi from Leicester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Leicester.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Bristol-Leicester.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Bristol to Leicester without changing trains but some trains run on lines Bristol-Derby and Derby-Leicester allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Derby leave from Bristol Temple Meads railway station in Bristol. Arrival in Derby will take place at Derby station (0.7 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Derby where the train operated by East Midlands Trains leave for Leicester.

Which carriers to travel between Bristol and Leicester?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Bristol in Bristol and to the one of Leicester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Bristol (serving Bristol bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Birmingham where the coach will drop you off at Birmingham station situated at about 0.5 mi from Birmingham city centre.
Railway companies
CrossCountry provides rail connections Bristol-Cheltenham with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cheltenham Spa at arrival (1.2 mi from centre) and from Cheltenham to Leicester with the train which leaves Cheltenham Spa station to arrive at Leicester railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Midlands Trains transports passengers on a rail line Derby-Leicester with the train from Derby railway station (0.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Leicester at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
First Great Western operates the train journey from Bristol to Cheltenham with the train which leaves Bristol Temple Meads station to arrive at Cheltenham Spa railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Leicester (102.5 mi)

Stop cities from Bristol or cities to visit near Leicester

When travelling from Leicester to Bristol by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cheltenham located at 38 mi from Bristol and 65 mi away from Leicester, Birmingham situated at 78 mi from Bristol and at approximately 34 mi from Leicester, Burton upon Trent located at 102 mi from Bristol and 25 mi away from Leicester, Coventry situated at 81 mi from Bristol and at approximately 23 mi from Leicester, Derby located at 113 mi from Bristol and 25 mi away from Leicester (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Leicester or back to Bristol, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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