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Coach Information to Birmingham from Leicester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Birmingham cover the 33 miles (54 km) long trip 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 trip for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

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Travel with National Express from Leicester to Birmingham

National Express coaches will get you between Leicester and Birmingham from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Leicester and Birmingham 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 route between Leicester and Birmingham. 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 Leicester and Birmingham on the coach and pay as low as £7 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 Leicester - Birmingham 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 between Leicester and Birmingham on Omio today and enjoy your route!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Leicester to Birmingham:

  • 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.

Buses from Leicester to Birmingham

10 buses from Leicester to Birmingham depart every day from Monday to Saturday, operated by National Express Services. The first bus leaves at around 5:30 a.m. while the last departure is at just after 7:30 p.m. There is an additional departure on Sunday evenings at around 11:30 p.m. The route is direct and takes approximately one hour.

What are the departure and arrival points of buses from Leicester to Birmingham?

Departure Station:Buses from Leicester to Birmingham depart from the city's centrally located St Margaret's Bus Station. The bus station is 15 minutes walk from Leicester Train Station and offers facilities that include a car park and taxi rank. Local buses serving the town and surrounding areas leave from the bus station.

Arrival Station:Birmingham Coach Station is a large and busy transport hub located in the centre of the city. It has convenient links to Birmingham's local bus routes and the Midland Metro light rail network. The coach station has a taxi rank and car parking.

Taking the Bus from Leicester

Leicester Coach Station is conveniently situated right in the centre of Leicester on Gravel Street at St Margarets Bus Station. This transport hub is just a short walk away from Leicester’s main shopping area. There are many bus routes that operate around the outskirts of the city that travel to the bus station, providing easy ways to transfer to the coach station. The coach station is also just a five-minute​ walk across the city from Leicester Railway Station, so it is easy to reach the coach station by taking a train.

Getting into Birmingham by Bus

Birmingham is one of England’s largest cities and has been recently developed to become an exciting destination for shopping, entertainment and nightlife. Travellers arriving by bus from Leicester must disembark at Birmingham Coach Station located on Mill Lane in Digbeth. The coach station is a short walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre and New Street Station by walking along Digbeth High Street. There is also a taxi rank situated on Mill Lane, so taxis are readily available to transport visitors into the main shopping area or to New Street Station.

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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches between Leicester and Birmingham cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Leicester and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £7  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Leicester to Birmingham?
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to Birmingham coach to cost on average £7  one way.
What is the distance to Birmingham from Leicester via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Leicester and Birmingham via coach to be approximately 33 miles (54 km).
How long is the coach journey between Leicester and Birmingham?
The Leicester to Birmingham coach duration is on average 1 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 33 miles (54 km) from Leicester to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Leicester to Birmingham coach leave from? Which Birmingham coach station do I come into from Leicester?

When departing from Leicester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers book a coach from Leicester   to Birmingham, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Leicester and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service to Birmingham from Leicester?
Take the Leicester to Birmingham coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Birmingham from Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct coach from Leicester to Birmingham?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Leicester to Birmingham with National Express  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Leicester to Birmingham?
The first coach from Leicester to Birmingham leaves at 08: 50   and the last coach for this leaves at 15: 50. Omio shows you the latest coach from Leicester to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to Birmingham from Leicester to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Leicester to Birmingham is on average £7 if you book 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 Leicester and Birmingham available a few months in advance.

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