Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

£6

Average

£9

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Leicester will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

Cheapest
05:45Birmingham, Coach Station1h05 06:50Leicester
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 08:50Leicester
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£71One-way
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester
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£91One-way
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 23:50Leicester
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£91One-way
18:15Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 19:25Leicester
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£101One-way

Bus Timetable Birmingham to Leicester

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05:45Birmingham, Coach Station1h05 06:50Leicester
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05:45Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 07:20Leicester
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07:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 08:50Leicester
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08:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h50 09:50Leicester
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 13:35Leicester
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h40 16:40Leicester
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18:15Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 19:25Leicester
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22:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 23:50Leicester
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26 May
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27 May
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28 May
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29 May
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30 May
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31 May
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Bus times from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m

Average

1 h 25 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

55 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Birmingham for Leicester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 55 km distance in an average of 1 h 25 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:45Birmingham, Coach Station1h05 06:50Leicester
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£61One-way
2nd Fastest
18:15Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 19:25Leicester
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£101One-way
2nd Fastest
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester
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£91One-way
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 23:50Leicester
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£91One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 08:50Leicester
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£71One-way

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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Leicester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Birmingham to Leicester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long route taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express Birmingham to Leicester

National Express coaches will get you to Leicester from Birmingham from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Leicester from Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £6

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets to Leicester from Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap coach to Leicester from Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Leicester from Birmingham for as low as £6  for the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Birmingham to Leicester cost on average?

If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Leicester coach to cost on average £6  one way.

How far is it from Birmingham to Leicester by coach?

The coach distance from Birmingham to Leicester is around 33 miles (54 km).

How long is the coach journey to Leicester from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Leicester coach duration is on average 1 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 33 miles (54 km) to Leicester from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What is the departure coach station in Birmingham and arrival coach station in Leicester?

When taking a coach from Birmingham, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). When you arrive in Leicester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Birmingham New Street   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Where is the coach station in Birmingham? Where is the coach station in Leicester?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival coach station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0.4 miles (643 m) away from the city centre of Leicester.

Which coach companies can get me from Birmingham to Leicester?

Take the Birmingham to Leicester coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Birmingham and Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure coach times from Birmingham to Leicester?

The first Birmingham to Leicester coach departs at 04: 45   and the last coach from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 22: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Leicester coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Birmingham and Leicester to get the best deals?

If you book a coach ticket to Leicester from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £6 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Birmingham and Leicester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.