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.
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9 h 20 m
9 h 59 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average coach duration||10 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£27 (€31)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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