Cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Cambridge

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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 Leicester to Cambridge will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

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16:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h15 19:00Cambridge
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£60East Midlands Railway
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£60East Midlands Railway
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£33Cross Country
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£60East Midlands Railway

Coach times from Leicester to Cambridge

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2 h 15 m


2 h 15 m

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98 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Leicester for Cambridge every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 98 km distance in an average of 2 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 15 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.

16:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h15 19:00Cambridge
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Coach Information to Cambridge from Leicester

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Cambridge cover the 60 miles (97 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £9, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

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Leicester to Cambridge with National Express

Find the best coaches from Leicester to Cambridge with Omio's travel partners National Express from £7. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably between Leicester and Cambridge. As the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket options for the Leicester to Cambridge journey, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 60 miles (97 km) from Leicester to Cambridge.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long route. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Leicester to Cambridge coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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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Coach to Cambridge from Leicester
Take the bus to Cambridge 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 Leicester to Cambridge.
How much do cheap coaches from Leicester to Cambridge cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Leicester and Cambridge for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Leicester to Cambridge?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Cambridge from Leicester is £9  one way.
What is the distance from Leicester to Cambridge by coach?
The Leicester to Cambridge coach distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km).
How many hours does it take from Leicester to Cambridge by coach?
On average the coach from Leicester to Cambridge duration is 2 h 15 min  for the 60 miles (97 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Leicester to Cambridge coach leave from? Which Cambridge coach station do I come into from Leicester?

When taking a coach from Leicester, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. When you arrive in Cambridge, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road, Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Leicester   to Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road.

Where do I find the Leicester coach station to Cambridge? Where is the Cambridge coach station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Leicester and need to travel around 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Cambridge most often arrive at Cambridge, High Street / Gazeley Road and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Leicester to Cambridge?
For the best Leicester to Cambridge coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Leicester and Cambridge to compare what amenities they may offer.
How early should I book Leicester to Cambridge coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Leicester to Cambridge coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £9. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Leicester and Cambridge. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.