Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£7

Average

£15

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 £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

15:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h10 18:40London
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£71One-way
17:50Leicester2h20 20:10London
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£121One-way
17:50Leicester1h55 19:45London
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£121One-way
05:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 08:05London
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£121One-way
14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 17:25London
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£121One-way

Bus Timetable Leicester to London

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04:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h50 07:20London
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05:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 08:05London
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06:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h25 09:20London
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07:10Leicester1h55 09:05London
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07:10Leicester2h20 09:30London
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07:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 10:20London
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08:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 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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11:10Leicester2h20 13:30London
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11:10Leicester1h55 13:05London
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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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15:30Leicester, 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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19:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h50 21:50London
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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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Sat
29 Jan
£45East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£26East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£28East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£20East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£39East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
12 Feb
£28East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
13 Feb
£22East Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
14 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Tue
15 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
16 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
17 Feb
£33East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus

Bus times from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 34 m

Buses per day

23

Distance

143 km

Of the 23 buses that leave Leicester for London every day 23 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.

07:10Leicester1h55 09:05London
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£141One-way
11:10Leicester1h55 13:05London
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£171One-way
10:40Leicester1h55 12:35London
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£171One-way
17:50Leicester1h55 19:45London
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£121One-way
17:50Leicester2h20 20:10London
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£121One-way

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Overview: Coach from Leicester to London

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£4 (€5)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus

Coaches from Leicester to London cover the 89 miles (143 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Leicester to London

For as little as £3 you can travel by coach between Leicester and London with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Leicester - London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Leicester to London 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 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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to London from Leicester

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    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest coach from Leicester to London?

    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Leicester and London for as low as £3  for the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a coach from Leicester to London?

    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to London coach to cost on average £4  one way.

    How many miles is it from Leicester to London by coach?

    The Leicester to London coach distance is approximately 89 miles (143 km).

    What is the average Leicester to London coach duration?

    On average the Leicester to London coach time is 2 h 10 min  covering the 89 miles (143 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 London? Which coach station do I come into London from Leicester?

    Omio customers book a coach from Leicester   to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road   most frequently for this route.

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

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Leicester, is located 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre of Leicester.

    The most popular arrival coach station, London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from the city centre of London.

    What coach companies go from Leicester to London?

    For the best Leicester to London coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to London from Leicester to compare what amenities they may offer.

    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 trip with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    When does the first coach depart from Leicester to London? When does the last coach depart from Leicester to London?

    The earliest coach for this route departs from Leicester at 06: 00. The last coach leaves from Leicester at 20: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach times from Leicester to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I buy coach tickets to London from Leicester for the best deals?

    If you buy Leicester to London coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £4. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Leicester and London. 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.