The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Cheapest

£7

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 £ 7.

Cheapest
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 13:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 03:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 12:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 09:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Leicester

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02:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 03:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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07:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 09:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 12:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 13:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h40 16:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 19:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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22:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 23:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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23 Sep
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£8National Express
Fri
24 Sep
£11Cross Country
£7National Express
Sat
25 Sep
£11Cross Country
£7National Express
Sun
26 Sep
£11Cross Country
£7National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£11Cross Country
£6National Express
Tue
28 Sep
£9Cross Country
£5National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£8Cross Country
£5National Express
Thu
30 Sep
£9Cross Country
£6National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£11Cross Country
£6National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£11Cross Country
£5National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£11Cross Country
£6National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£7Cross Country
£5National Express
Tue
5 Oct
£8Cross Country
£5National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£8Cross Country
£5National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£6Cross Country
£4National Express
Fri
8 Oct
£11Cross Country
£6National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£11Cross Country
£6National Express
Sun
10 Oct
£11Cross Country
£6National Express

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 24 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

55 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Birmingham for Leicester every day 8 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 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 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
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£71One-way
Fastest
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 19:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h10 12:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way
2nd Fastest
22:30Birmingham, Coach Station1h20 23:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£101One-way
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station1h35 13:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£91One-way

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Coach Information from Birmingham to Leicester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Birmingham to Leicester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £5, 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 – Leicester

Find the best coaches from Birmingham to Leicester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £5. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Birmingham and Leicester on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest trip between Birmingham and Leicester. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 33 miles (54 km) between Birmingham and Leicester on the coach and pay as low as £5 for a coach ticket.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Leicester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Birmingham to Leicester on Omio today and enjoy your trip!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Birmingham and Leicester 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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Buses from Birmingham to Leicester
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Birmingham to Leicester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Leicester from Birmingham to cost as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Birmingham to Leicester cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Leicester coach prices are on average £6  one way.
How far is it from Birmingham to Leicester by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Leicester via coach to be approximately 33 miles (54 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Leicester by coach?
The coach time between Birmingham and Leicester is on average 1 h 10 min  for the 33 miles (54 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham and Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Birmingham to Leicester, which coach station in Birmingham do I depart from and which coach station in Leicester do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. In Leicester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival coach station in Leicester, called Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Birmingham to Leicester?
When taking a coach from Birmingham to Leicester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Leicester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Birmingham to Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Birmingham to Leicester?
The earliest coach departing from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 06: 50. The last coach departing from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 17: 00. You can find the latest Birmingham to Leicester coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Birmingham Leicester coach tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Birmingham to Leicester is on average £6 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets between Birmingham and Leicester available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Leicester
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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