Trains from Bristol to Leicester

Bristol to Leicester train information

Bristol Leicester train map

Train duration 2h48m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 103 Miles

The route connecting Bristol, which is in England and Leicester, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Leicester from Bristol. The average journey duration between Bristol to Leicester is 2h48m to travel the 103 miles.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for Bristol to Leicester train tickets

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Bristol - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bristol to Leicester are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £27 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £47 for your train. Thus, you may save 42% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bristol to Leicester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bristol and Leicester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Leicester to Bristol and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Bristol Leicester train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Bristol to Leicester cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Leicester to Bristol, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bristol to Leicester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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