|Distance||60 miles (97 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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 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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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