Edinburgh to Leicester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£27

Average

£48

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.

Flixbus
21:30Edinburgh6h45 04:15Leicester
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£271One-way
Flixbus
20:30Edinburgh7h05 03:35Leicester
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£391One-way
National Express
20:10Edinburgh8h10 04:20Leicester
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£761One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to Leicester

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National Express
20:10Edinburgh8h10 04:20Leicester
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Flixbus
20:30Edinburgh7h05 03:35Leicester
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Flixbus
21:30Edinburgh6h45 04:15Leicester
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

392 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leicester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
21:30Edinburgh6h45 04:15Leicester
0 changes
£271One-way
Flixbus
20:30Edinburgh7h05 03:35Leicester
0 changes
£391One-way
National Express
20:10Edinburgh8h10 04:20Leicester
0 changes
£761One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Leicester

distanceDistance243 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Flixbus

Coaches from Edinburgh to Leicester cover the 243 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Edinburgh to Leicester

Buy your official National Express and FlixBus coach tickets from Edinburgh to Leicester from £17 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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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 from Edinburgh to Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £50

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Edinburgh to Leicester coach information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 35 min
  • Average Price: £17
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Edinburgh to Leicester for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Leicester coach to cost on average £49  one way.
You should expect to travel around 243 miles  from Edinburgh to Leicester by coach.
The coach time from Edinburgh to Leicester is on average 6 h 45 min  for the 243 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Edinburgh to Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). When arriving in Leicester, you can end your trip in coach stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers book a coach from Edinburgh Waverley   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (643 m) away from the city centre.

For the best Edinburgh to Leicester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Edinburgh and Leicester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can find a direct coach to Leicester from Edinburgh with Flixbus or National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
The average number of coaches departing Edinburgh for Leicester is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first coach from Edinburgh to Leicester leaves at 09: 20   and the last coach for this leaves at 21: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Edinburgh to Leicester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Leicester from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £49 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Edinburgh to Leicester a few months in advance.

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