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.
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1 h 55 m
2 h 42 m
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Of the 27 buses that leave Leicester for London every day 27 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Coach frequency||3 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 3 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Infobus, Megabus, Flixbus or National Express|
Coaches from Leicester to London cover the 89 miles long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Megabus, Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4.
You can travel by coach between Leicester and London with National Express and FlixBus for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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.
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.
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.
All coaches between Leicester and London are operated by National Express. No other coach companies operate on this route.
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.
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.
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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