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 Edinburgh to Leicester will cost around £ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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9 h 11 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leicester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 392 km distance in an average of 9 h 11 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h .
The slowest buses will take 11 h 25 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.
|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Average coach duration||11 h 25 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£45 (€50)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Edinburgh to Leicester cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £45, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
You can travel by coach between Edinburgh and Leicester with National Express for as low as £43. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
If you’re thinking of taking a coach between Edinburgh and Leicester, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 243 miles (392 km) from Edinburgh to Leicester and pay as low as £43 if you book in advance.
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 between Edinburgh and Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Edinburgh and Leicester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!
When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Edinburgh and Leicester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
There are a few coach stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival coach station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Leicester.
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