The cheapest buses from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£6

Average

£12

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 London will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

2nd Cheapest
17:50Leicester2h20 20:10London
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:50Leicester1h55 19:45London
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:10Leicester1h55 13:05London
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:10Leicester2h20 13:30London
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:25Leicester2h20 17:45London
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£61One-way

Timetable Leicester to London

Showing buses for tomorrow, Mon, 18 Oct
04:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h05 07:20London
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04:25Leicester2h20 06:45London
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04:25Leicester1h55 06:20London
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05:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h20 08:20London
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06:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h20 09:20London
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07:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h15 10:20London
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07:10Leicester2h20 09:30London
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07:10Leicester1h55 09:05London
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08:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h15 11:20London
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10:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h45 13:15London
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10:40Leicester1h55 12:35London
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10:40Leicester2h20 13:00London
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11:10Leicester1h55 13:05London
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11:10Leicester2h20 13:30London
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11:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h00 14:30London
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12:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h45 15:15London
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13:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h00 16:30London
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14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 17:25London
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15:25Leicester2h20 17:45London
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15:25Leicester1h55 17:20London
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15:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h10 18:40London
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16:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h20 19:50London
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17:50Leicester2h20 20:10London
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17:50Leicester1h55 19:45London
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20:10Leicester1h55 22:05London
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20:10Leicester2h20 22:30London
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20:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h40 22:55London
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21:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 00:05London
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Sun
17 Oct
£72
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Mon
18 Oct
£64
£4Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£64
£4Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£64
£6Megabus
Thu
21 Oct
£54
£4Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£54
£4Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£45
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£24
£4Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£54
£4Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£45
£4Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£45
£4Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£45
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£45
£4Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£28
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£20
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£33
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£28
£3Flixbus

The fastest buses from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Buses per day

28

Distance

143 km

Of the 28 buses that leave Leicester for London every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 143 km distance in an average of 2 h 34 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 20 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.

2nd Fastest
17:50Leicester1h55 19:45London
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£61One-way
2nd Fastest
04:25Leicester1h55 06:20London
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£141One-way
2nd Fastest
11:10Leicester1h55 13:05London
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£61One-way
2nd Fastest
10:40Leicester1h55 12:35London
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£111One-way
2nd Fastest
07:10Leicester1h55 09:05London
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£111One-way

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Coach Information from Leicester to London

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus

Coaches from Leicester to London cover the 89 miles (143 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £6, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Coach companies

Leicester to London with FlixBus and National Express

FlixBus and National Express coaches will get you from Leicester to London from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus
National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £4

These are FlixBus 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Leicester to London:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach to London from Leicester?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Leicester to London for the next 7 days starting from £4  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Leicester to London?
The Leicester to London coach ticket price is on average £6  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance to London from Leicester via coach?
The distance from Leicester to London by coach is approximately 89 miles (143 km).
How long does it take from Leicester to London by coach?
On average the coach from Leicester to London duration is 1 h 50 min  for the 89 miles (143 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Leicester and arrival coach station in London?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leicester   and arriving in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Where is the coach station in Leicester? Where is the coach station in London?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Leicester and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the coach station to the city centre in London.

Which coach companies can get me from Leicester to London?
For the journey from Leicester to London you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Leicester to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Leicester to London direct coach services?
Yes, there are direct coaches between Leicester and London, and you can find a direct coach for this journey with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When can I take the first coach from Leicester to London? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first coach from Leicester to London leaves at 06: 10   and the last coach for this leaves at 19: 10. Omio shows you the latest coach from Leicester to London times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I book Leicester London coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Leicester to London coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £6. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Leicester to London. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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