Trains from Leicester to Bournemouth

Leicester to Bournemouth train information

Leicester Bournemouth train map

Train duration 4h01m
Arrival Bournemouth, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 137 Miles
Lowest train price from £157.20
Average train price £158.00
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Leicester in England to Bournemouth in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 137 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Leicester to Bournemouth is normally 4h01m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Bournemouth from Leicester, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • We found tickets from £157.20 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Leicester to Bournemouth train tickets

from £157.20 MORE 3h58m
Other modes of transport available
from £26.90 MORE 6h41m
from £28.99 MORE 22h21m

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Leicester - Bournemouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Leicester to Bournemouth in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £46 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 19% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Leicester to Bournemouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£157.20 01/07/2022 08:33 3 months ago
£157.20 01/07/2022 09:31 3 months ago
£157.20 01/07/2022 08:14 3 months ago
£157.20 01/07/2022 10:04 3 months ago
£157.20 01/07/2022 08:40 3 months ago
£157.20 01/07/2022 08:01 3 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Leicester Bournemouth train

Discount Leicester - Bournemouth train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Leicester Bournemouth train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year 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 book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Leicester to Bournemouth cost on average £157.20 (1). By dividing £88 by £157.20 (£88/£157.20 = 0.56), it appears that after only 1 one way journeys from Bournemouth to Leicester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Leicester to Bournemouth train £157.20 £104.80 £52.40 0.56

(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