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Leicester to London

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01:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h4505:00London, Victoria Coach Station
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02:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h1006:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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04:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h0507:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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05:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h1508:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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05:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h3008:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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06:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h2009:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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07:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h0010:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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08:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h2011:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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08:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5511:40London, Victoria Coach Station
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09:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5512:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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10:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4513:15London, Victoria Coach Station
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11:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5014:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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12:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4015:10London, Victoria Coach Station
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13:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5016:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4517:15London, Victoria Coach Station
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15:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h0018:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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16:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5019:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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17:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5520:40London, Victoria Coach Station
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19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4521:45London, Victoria Coach Station
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20:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3522:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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21:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3500:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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The fastest buses

from Leicester
to London

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Fastest Journey

2h 35m

Average

3h 2m

Buses per day

21

Distance

143 km

Of the 21 bus that leave Leicester for London every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 143 km distance in an average of 3h 2m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2h 35m .

The slowest bus will take 4h 10m 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.

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20:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3522:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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£101One-way
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21:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3500:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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£91One-way
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12:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4015:10London, Victoria Coach Station
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£121One-way
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10:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4513:15London, Victoria Coach Station
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£121One-way
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19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h4521:45London, Victoria Coach Station
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£111One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Mon
Aug 19
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£14National Express
Tue
Aug 20
£62East Midlands Trains
£9National Express
Wed
Aug 21
£50East Midlands Trains
£17National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£50East Midlands Trains
£9National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£33East Midlands Trains
£14National Express
Sat
Aug 24
£50East Midlands Trains
£11National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£50East Midlands Trains
£11National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£33East Midlands Trains
£11National Express
Tue
Aug 27
£49East Midlands Trains
£8National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£50East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Thu
Aug 29
£33East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Fri
Aug 30
£33East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£70Virgin Trains
£7National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£70Virgin Trains
£8National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£33East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Tue
Sep 3
£29East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Wed
Sep 4
£29East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Thu
Sep 5
£28East Midlands Trains
£6National Express
Fri
Sep 6
£29East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Sat
Sep 7
£33East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Sun
Sep 8
£39Thameslink
£7National Express

The cheapest buses

from Leicester
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

£9

Average

£16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Leicester to London will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.

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21:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3500:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
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20:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h3522:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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£101One-way
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05:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h3008:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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£111One-way
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15:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h0018:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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£111One-way
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09:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h5512:20London, Victoria Coach Station
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£111One-way

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Journey Summary

Leicester to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 52 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £7
Buses depart from:Leicester
Bus arrives in:London
Distance:143 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Coaches from Leicester to London

Coaches from Leicester to London are a fast, efficient way of travelling between these two cities. The fastest journey time for the non-stop direct services, which form the bulk of the coaches between Leicester and London, is just over two and a half hours. Some direct coaches take about three hours. Indirect services, requiring a change at Heathrow Airport, take much longer. The journey time can be up to four hours.

Which coach companies travel from Leicester to London?

All coaches between Leicester and London are operated by National Express. No other coach companies operate on this route.

How long is the coach from Leicester to London?

Direct non-stop coach services form the bulk of the departures from Leicester to London. These express journeys can take as little as two and a half hours to complete, depending on the choice of departure time. Some services take about three hours to arrive at London Victoria Coach Station. There are a small number of very early morning indirect services. These require a change at Heathrow Airport and take significantly longer at up to four hours.

How many coaches are there from Leicester to London?

There are about 20 direct coaches leaving Leicester for London every day of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays. The first coaches leave in the early hours of the morning while the last departures are late at night. Indirect services, requiring a change at Heathrow Airport, are also available in the very early morning hours.

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

Departure bus station: St.Margaret's Bus Station is where all services from Leicester to London depart from. This large, modern bus station is in the centre of Leicester and has a wide range of facilities including public toilets, a cash point, newsagent, coffee shop and food outlet.

Arrival bus station: Victoria Coach Station is where these services from Leicester to London arrive. This is a very large bus station within walking distance of London's West End, with its own shopping centre attached. Facilities include a wide range of food outlets and shops, cash points, newsagents, coffee shops and pubs. The coach station is directly adjacent to both Victoria Railway Station and Victoria Underground Station for connections throughout London and to the south of England.

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Best fares for buses from Leicester to London

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
14:203h17:20
LeicesterLondon
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
19:152h 35m21:50
LeicesterLondon
Fastest Buses from Leicester to London by duration
Sun, Sep 22
Bus
National Express
06:202h 25m08:45
LeicesterLondon
Mon, Aug 26
Bus
National Express
06:502h 30m09:20
LeicesterLondon
Sat, Sep 14
Bus
National Express
04:352h 30m07:05
LeicesterLondon
Return Journeys for Buses from London to Leicester
Wed, Aug 21
Bus
National Express
20:302h 20m22:50
LondonLeicester
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
05:302h 45m08:15
LondonLeicester
Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
11:303h14:30
LondonLeicester

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Leicester
London
BusLeicester

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BusLeicester (Coach Station)

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BusLeicester Fosse Park

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BusLeicester, Braunstone

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