Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£26

Average

£35

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 Exeter will cost around £ 35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.

Cheapest
19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h00 04:00Exeter
1 changes
£261One-way
Cheapest
19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h10 04:10Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£261One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 22:30Exeter
1 changes
£331One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h35 22:20Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£331One-way
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 16:35Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£371One-way

Bus Timetable Leicester to Exeter

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05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station7h35 13:00Exeter
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05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station7h25 12:50Exeter, Honiton Road
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09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 16:35Exeter, Honiton Road
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09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h55 16:45Exeter
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12:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station7h05 19:45Exeter, Honiton Road
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12:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station7h15 19:55Exeter
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15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 22:30Exeter
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15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h35 22:20Exeter, Honiton Road
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19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h00 04:00Exeter
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19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h10 04:10Exeter, Honiton Road
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Bus times from Leicester to Exeter

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Fastest Journey

6 h 35 m

Average

7 h 27 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

269 km

It's difficult to get from Leicester to Exeter without changing at least once.

Fastest
15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h35 22:20Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£331One-way
2nd Fastest
15:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 22:30Exeter
1 changes
£331One-way
2nd Fastest
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h45 16:35Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£371One-way
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h55 16:45Exeter
1 changes
£371One-way
12:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station7h05 19:45Exeter, Honiton Road
1 changes
£431One-way

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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Exeter

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Exeter cover the 167 miles (269 km) long trip taking on average 9 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 journey for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).

Coach companies

National Express Leicester to Exeter

You can travel by coach from Leicester to Exeter with National Express for as low as £22. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

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

  • Average Price: £22

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach to Exeter from Leicester are the following:

  • 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 Exeter

Leicester and Exeter are two cities with approximately 500 miles lying between them. The journey by coach from Leicester to Exeter is very straightforward, lasts between six and eight hours and requires only a single coach change in Bristol.

Which coach companies travel from Leicester to Exeter?

National Express is the only coach company offering bus service between Leicester and Exeter. National Express is the largest UK coach company with modern, fully equipped buses. There are toilets and WiFi available on board. National Express has mobile tickets available. National Express coaches make occasional rest breaks along the way.

How long is the coach from Leicester to Exeter?

The coach journey between Leicester and Exeter varies a little depending on the coach departure time. The shortest journey available is six hours 35 minutes and the longest is seven hours 35 minutes. Journey times include a short 30-minute coach change in Bristol. Estimated journey times do not account for potential increased traffic.

How many coaches are there from Leicester to Exeter?

There are four coaches throughout the day travelling from Leicester to Exeter every day including Saturdays and Sundays. The earliest coach departs from Leicester St Margaret’s bus station at 9:00 a.m. and the last coach is 4:15 p.m.

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

Departure station: The departure station in Leicester is Leicester St Margaret’s Bus Station located slightly north of the city centre. The bus station is open every day, including weekends, between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. The ticket office also opens at 9:00 a.m. but closes earlier at 5:00 p.m. The station is easily accessible by local buses, car or on foot. The station facilities include a seated waiting room, toilets, cash point and coffee shop.

Arrival station: The arrival coach station in Exeter is Exeter Bus Station. There is a travel shop and toilet facilities at Exeter Bus Station. From Exeter Bus Station, there are good public transport links to the rest of Exeter and local taxis are available. There are many hotels, restaurants, shops and cafes to be found in the city centre, which is just a short walk away.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Leicester and Exeter?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Leicester and Exeter for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Leicester to Exeter on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leicester to Exeter coach prices are on average £25  one way.
How many miles is it from Leicester to Exeter by coach?
The Leicester to Exeter coach distance is approximately 167 miles (269 km).
How long does it take from Leicester to Exeter by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (269 km) between Leicester and Exeter can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Leicester to Exeter is on average 9 h 10 min.
Which coach station in Leicester goes to Exeter? Which coach station do I come into Exeter from Leicester?

There are a few coach stations in Leicester to start your journey from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. In Exeter you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre), Exeter and Exeter, Honiton Road Park and Ride.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre).

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

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

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Exeter, Sidwell Street (City Centre) and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (458 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Exeter.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Leicester to Exeter?
When taking a coach from Leicester to Exeter, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Exeter. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Leicester and Exeter and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How early should I book Leicester to Exeter coach tickets to get the best deals?
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 purchase coach tickets to Exeter from Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £25 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Leicester to Exeter a few months in advance.