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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Leicester

distanceDistance243 miles (392 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€19)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Leicester cover the 243 miles (392 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 45 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 £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: Edinburgh to Leicester with National Express

You can travel by coach between Edinburgh and Leicester with National Express for as low as £15. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. 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 Edinburgh - 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.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Edinburgh and Leicester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Leicester from Edinburgh

    Take the bus to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Leicester.

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

    You can find a cheap coach from Edinburgh to Leicester for some dates and times for as low as £15  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a coach from Edinburgh to Leicester?

    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Leicester coach price to come in at an average of £16  one way.

    How far is it from Edinburgh to Leicester by coach?

    The coach distance from Edinburgh to Leicester is around 243 miles (392 km).

    How long does it take from Edinburgh to Leicester by coach?

    On average the coach from Edinburgh to Leicester duration is 6 h 45 min  for the 243 miles (392 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the Edinburgh to Leicester coach leave from? Which Leicester coach station do I come into from Edinburgh?

    Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to Leicester you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Princes Street. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Leicester include Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0.1 miles (211 m) away from the city centre of Leicester.

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Edinburgh to Leicester?

    For the trip from Edinburgh to Leicester you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Leicester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    When does the first coach depart from Edinburgh to Leicester? When does the last coach depart from Edinburgh to Leicester?

    The earliest coach for this route departs from Edinburgh at 08: 45. The last coach leaves from Edinburgh at 22: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Edinburgh to Leicester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Leicester to get the best deals?

    If you book Edinburgh to Leicester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £16. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Edinburgh and Leicester. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.