Leicester to Glasgow coach

Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Glasgow

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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.

20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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Bus Timetable Leicester to Glasgow

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20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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Bus times from Leicester to Glasgow

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9 h 25 m


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Buses per day



412 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Leicester for Glasgow every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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23:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station9h25 09:20Glasgow, Buchanan
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20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station10h40 06:45Glasgow, Buchanan
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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Glasgow

distanceDistance255 miles
durationAverage coach duration8 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£37 (€41)
changesDirect coachNo
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Flixbus

Coaches from Leicester to Glasgow cover the 255 miles long journey taking on average 8 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £23, but the average price of coach tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Leicester to Glasgow

National Express and FlixBus coaches will get you from Leicester to Glasgow from £23. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your 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 between Leicester and Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    • Average Price: £23

    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: Coach to Glasgow from Leicester

    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.
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Leicester to Glasgow to cost as little as £23  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to Glasgow coach to cost on average £37  one way.
    The coach distance from Leicester to Glasgow is around 255 miles.
    The coach time from Leicester to Glasgow is on average 8 h 55 min  for the 255 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    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, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. When you arrive in Glasgow, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Leicester   to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (620 m) away from the city centre.

    If you're looking for coaches from Leicester to Glasgow, you can rely on National Express or Flixbus to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Leicester to Glasgow trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    If you prefer early morning coaches from Leicester to Glasgow, the first coach leaves at 06: 00. If you prefer late night coaches from Leicester to Glasgow, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from Leicester to Glasgow timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you purchase Leicester to Glasgow coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £37. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Leicester and Glasgow. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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