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Leicester to Coventry Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
45 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £10
Buses depart from:Leicester
Bus arrives in:Coventry
Distance:36 km
Bus Companies:National Express
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Coach from Leicester to Coventry with National Express

Find the best trip from Leicester to Coventry with National Express. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Leicester to Coventry. 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 Coventry journey, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 22 miles (36 km) from Leicester to Coventry.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long journey. 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 Coventry 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.

When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Leicester to Coventry 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.

Coaches from Leicester to Coventry

A variety of bus services operate between Leicester and Coventry; including National Express and Travel de Courcey coaches, and regular Stagecoach buses. There are two non-stop National Express coaches running from Leicester to Coventry daily, with journey times of approximately 50 minutes. Daily Stagecoach buses number 48 operate from early morning until late evening, and Travel de Courcey coaches operate from Fosse Shopping Park to Coventry each day. 

Which coach companies travel from Leicester to Coventry?

National Express operate two direct coach services from Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station daily. Travel de Courcey operate several daily coach services from Fosse Park shopping centre to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station with journey times ranging from 47 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes.  

How long is the coach from Leicester to Coventry?

The quickest coach journey from Leicester to Coventry are 47 minutes to 50 minute; operated by Travel de Courcey and National Express, respectively. Stagecoach bus journeys from Leicester to Coventry take approximately 132 minutes, and entail frequent stops en route.  

How many coaches are there from Leicester to Coventry?

National Express operate two daily coaches from Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station. Travel de Courcey operate eight coaches daily from Leicester Fosse Park to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station, with the first coach of the day departing at 07:45 a.m. and the last coach at 19:48 p.m. Stagecoach operate buses every 20 to 30 minutes throughout peak daytime hours, with the first bus leaving Leicester Haymarket Bus Station at 07:02 a.m. and the final bus of the day at 20:09 p.m. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Leicester to Coventry?

Departure bus station:

All National Express coaches to Coventry leave from outside Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station, while Stagecoach buses leave from the Haymarket Bus Station in the city centre. Travel de Courcey coaches from Leicester to Coventry leave from Fosse Park shopping centre. There is a cafe, toilets, news/tobacco kiosk, and National Express office at St. Margaret's Bus Station. There are no amenities for passengers travelling from Fosse Park to Coventry with Travel de Courcey, as all coaches depart from the roadside. Passengers travelling by Stagecoach to Coventry will find the amenities at Haymarket Bus Station include toilets, baby changing facilities, and Changing Places toilets for people with profound disabilities.  

Arrival bus station: 

Coaches and buses from Leicester to Coventry all arrive at Pool Meadow Bus Station in Coventry which is within easy walking distance of the city centre. The bus station amenities include automated ticketing, toilets, newsagents, cash points, and payphones. 

Travel Tips

Buses from Leicester to Coventry
Take the bus to Coventry 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 Coventry.
What is the distance from Leicester to Coventry via coach?
The coach distance from Leicester to Coventry is around 22 miles (36 km).
What is the departure coach station in Leicester and arrival coach station in Coventry?

There are a few coach stations in Leicester to start your trip from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. In Coventry you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1), Coventry, Pool Meadow Bus Station (stand P) and Coventry, Tesco Extra.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

Where is the departure coach station in Leicester located? Where is the arrival coach station in Coventry located?

Passengers booking this trip 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 Coventry most often arrive at Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1) and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Leicester to Coventry?
Take the Leicester to Coventry coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Coventry from Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester (Coach Station)
Leicester Fosse Park
Leicester, Braunstone