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Overview: Coach from Leicester to Luton

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£21 (€24)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Leicester to Luton cover the 60 miles (97 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £21, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Luton, Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express Leicester to Luton

You can travel by coach between Leicester and Luton with National Express for as low as £19. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

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 - Luton 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.

  • Average Price: £19

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

There are many coaches travelling to Luton from Leicester throughout the week, including at the weekend. Both Luton Airport and Luton city centre are easily accessible from Leicester thanks to direct, regular coach services offered by National Express. Coaches depart from before 2 a.m. until after 9 p.m. at night.

Which coach companies travel from Leicester to Luton?

Almost all services along this route are provided by National Express. They are the only provider that travels directly to both Luton city centre and Luton airport. East Midlands Trains also offer an occasional indirect bus service between Leicester and Luton train stations, but not every day of the week and only up to once a day.

How long is the coach from Leicester to Luton?

Coaches from Leicester to Luton take around one hour 40 minutes on average when travelling direct. The fastest direct coach takes one hour 30 minutes. Indirect services can take much longer. In particular, indirect services in the afternoons and evenings usually take over four hours, whereas indirect morning services are often a bit quicker.

How many coaches are there from Leicester to Luton?

There are usually around 34 coaches per day travelling to Luton from Leicester. Around half of these are bound for Luton city centre, while the other half are bound for Luton Airport. The number of direct coaches to both the city centre and the airport is the same: approximately eight per day. The first coach leaves at 1:15 a.m. and the last coach, which is indirect, leaves at 9:30 p.m. The last direct coach leaves considerably earlier, at 3:45 p.m.

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

Departure coach station: Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station is just off the city ring road, about five minutes' walk from the centre. It's also just a 20-minute walk from Leicester Railway Station. The station is well connected to the local area by bus.

Arrival coach station: Luton Airport Coach Station is located at the Onward Travel Centre inside the Luton Airport terminal building. It has an onsite eatery, phone charging points and cashpoints. Luton Station Interchange is right next door to Luton Railway Station in the centre of the city, three minutes' walk away from a major shopping centre.

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest coach between Leicester and Luton?

Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Leicester to Luton to cost as little as £19  in the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Leicester to Luton cost on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leicester to Luton coach price to come in at an average of £21  one way.

How far is it from Leicester to Luton by coach?

The distance to Luton from Leicester by coach is approximately 60 miles (97 km).

What is the average Leicester to Luton coach duration?

On average the Leicester to Luton coach time is 1 h 50 min  covering the 60 miles (97 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure coach station in Leicester and arrival coach station in Luton?

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, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. When you arrive in Luton, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Luton, Bus Station, Luton, Galaxy Centre (Stop G3) and Luton, London Luton Airport.

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Leicester and need to travel around 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Luton most often arrive at Luton, Bus Station and need to travel around 0.2 miles (342 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service between Leicester and Luton?

Take the Leicester to Luton coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Luton from Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest coach from Leicester to Luton? What time is the last coach from Leicester to Luton?

You can take the first coach from Leicester to Luton at 06: 30   or take the last coach from Leicester to Luton leaving at 19: 00. Look for the latest Leicester Luton coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this journey.

When should I book Leicester Luton coach tickets to score the best deals?

If you buy a coach ticket from Leicester to Luton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Leicester to Luton are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.