The cheapest buses from Leicester to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Cheapest

£31

Average

£38

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 Glasgow will cost around £ 38 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cheapest
20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£311One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h25 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£331One-way
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h05 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£341One-way
12:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h20 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£421One-way
23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£521One-way

Timetable Leicester to Glasgow

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thu, 23 Sep
05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h25 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h05 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
12:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h20 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
22 Sep
Find prices
£31National Express
£97easyJet
Thu
23 Sep
£120First Transpennine Express
£31National Express
Find prices
Fri
24 Sep
£121Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£52easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£100Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£71easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£100Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£39easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£121Cross Country
£23National Express
£39easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£32easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£121First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£36easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£45easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£115British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£89British Airways
Mon
4 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
Find prices
Wed
6 Oct
£120First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£32easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£25National Express
£32easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£26National Express
£39easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£90Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£34easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£32easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
Find prices
Find prices
£34easyJet

The fastest buses from Leicester to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Fastest Journey

9 h 20 m

Average

9 h 59 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

412 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Leicester for Glasgow 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 412 km distance in an average of 9 h 59 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 9 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 h 40 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.

Fastest
12:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h20 21:35Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£421One-way
2nd Fastest
23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£521One-way
09:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h05 19:55Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£341One-way
05:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h25 15:50Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£331One-way
20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£311One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

National Express
Eurolines France
RegioJet
Trenitalia

Coach Information between Leicester and Glasgow

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage coach duration10 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€31)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Glasgow cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Leicester to Glasgow

For as little as £23 you can travel by coach between Leicester and Glasgow with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Leicester to Glasgow, 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 255 miles (412 km) between Leicester and Glasgow and pay as low as £23 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 from Leicester to Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Leicester and Glasgow, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Leicester to Glasgow and when travelling by coach:

  • 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 Glasgow

Passengers wishing to visit the port city of Glasgow from Leicester will find coach travel a great option. Every day of the week, four services leave Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station to arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Street. The schedule consists of one direct overnight departure and three indirect services, requiring a change at Birmingham. The journey is over 300 miles, with the shortest journey taking eight hours 25 minutes.

Which coach companies travel from Leicester to Glasgow?

All services are offered by National Express. For long journeys such as this, passengers will appreciate the spacious seating with leg room that can be found on every National Express coach. Services also include power sockets to charge phones, laptops and other devices as well as free WiFi.

How long is the coach from Leceister to Glasgow?

The coach journey from Leceister to Glasgow varies somewhat depending on wait times at Birmingham Coach Station. The shortest journey is the lunchtime departure, which takes eight hours 25 minutes and includes a 25-minute transfer at Birmingham. The longest route takes 10 hours 35 minutes and involves a wait of one hour 20 minutes at Birmingham Coach Station. The only direct service takes nine hours 25 minutes and travels overnight, leaving Leceister just before midnight.

How many coaches are there from Leceister to Glasgow?

Every day, passengers can expect four departures. Three of these services are indirect and require a change at Birmingham. The direct service is a night bus, leaving Leceister at a little before midnight to arrive in Glasgow at approximately 9:30 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Leceister to Glasgow?

Departure coach station: Passengers will join their bus at Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station. Just off the Leicester ring road and a five-minute walk from the city centre, the station can be found on Gravel Street. The train station is a 20-minute walk away, or a five-minute bus ride on the X1, 31, 44 or 54. Within the station, facilities include a ticket office and a cafeteria, as well as a newsagents' kiosk and toilets.

Arrival coach station: Coaches from Leicester to Glasgow arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station. The station is a four-minute walk from Glasgow Central Station, where passengers can organise onward travel. Buchanan Street itself is one of the famous shopping thoroughfares in Glasgow, where passengers will find many high-end retail stores.

Travel Tips

Buses from Leicester to Glasgow
Take the bus to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Leicester and Glasgow?
You can find a cheap coach from Leicester to Glasgow for some dates and times for as low as £23  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Leicester to Glasgow on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leicester to Glasgow coach prices are on average £27  one way.
What is the distance from Leicester to Glasgow via coach?
The distance to Glasgow from Leicester by coach is approximately 255 miles (412 km).
How long is the coach journey between Leicester and Glasgow?
On average the Leicester to Glasgow coach time is 10 h 5 min  covering the 255 miles (412 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Leicester goes to Glasgow? Which coach station do I come into Glasgow from Leicester?

Some of the Leicester coach stations to Glasgow you can start your journey from include Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Glasgow include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leicester   and arriving in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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 Glasgow most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Leicester and Glasgow?
For the route from Leicester to Glasgow you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Leicester and Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct coach from Leicester to Glasgow?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Leicester to Glasgow on Omio with National Express, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
What time is the earliest coach from Leicester to Glasgow? What time is the last coach from Leicester to Glasgow?
The earliest coach departing from Leicester to Glasgow leaves at 08: 50. The last coach departing from Leicester to Glasgow leaves at 19: 05. You can find the latest Leicester to Glasgow coach times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Leicester and Glasgow to get the best deals?
If you book Leicester to Glasgow coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £27. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Leicester and Glasgow. 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Leicester
Amenities
Leicester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Leicester Fosse Park
Amenities
Leicester, Braunstone
Amenities