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Bristol to Leicester

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How to travel from Bristol to Leicester ?

Trip Bristol Leicester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance102 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Bristol to Leicester? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines trains, carpooling and buses to go to Leicester from Bristol, you'll save time and money! Just enter your travel dates to Leicester then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, National Express, Blablacar, MegaBus or First Great Western to reach Leicester.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Bristol to Leicester bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Bristol and Leicester.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Bristol and Leicester and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Leicester.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Bristol Leicester route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Bristol Leicester is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • During the trip Bristol Leicester, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • The modern buses that you take from Bristol to Leicester are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Bristol and Leicester?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Bristol Leicester.

National Express Bristol Leicester

Bus stops in Bristol

It is recommended that you arrive at the Bristol bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Leicester' should be displayed. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Bristol

Bus stops at arrival in Leicester

Once the bus has arrived at Leicester, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Leicester

Train Bristol to Leicester

Is there a direct train for the Bristol-Leicester route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Bristol to Leicester without making any changes.

Intercity train Bristol Leicester

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Bristol and Leicester with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Bristol Leicester train companies

The railways First Great Western and CrossCountry are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Leicester.
First Great Western Bristol LeicesterCrossCountry Bristol Leicester

Departure train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Railway stations in Leicester

  • Leicester

Carpool from Bristol to Leicester

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Bristol-Leicester with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for Bristol-Leicester rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Leicester.

Before you book your Bristol-Leicester ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

 
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