The cheapest buses from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 30 Sep

Cheapest

£6

Average

£19

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 London to Leicester will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

Cheapest
08:30London2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£61One-way
Cheapest
12:30London2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£61One-way
Cheapest
11:30London3h00 14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:20London2h00 13:20Leicester
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00London2h20 13:20Leicester
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£71One-way

Timetable London to Leicester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thu, 30 Sep
06:30London2h45 09:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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06:32London1h09 07:41Leicester
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07:05London1h17 08:22Leicester
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07:35London1h13 08:48Leicester
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08:00London2h20 10:20Leicester
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08:03London1h05 09:08Leicester
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08:20London2h00 10:20Leicester
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08:30London2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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10:02London1h05 11:07Leicester
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10:30London2h40 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:00London2h20 13:20Leicester
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11:20London2h00 13:20Leicester
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11:30London3h00 14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:32London1h04 12:36Leicester
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11:35London1h10 12:45Leicester
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12:30London2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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13:02London1h03 14:05Leicester
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14:30London3h00 17:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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14:35London1h11 15:46Leicester
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15:35London1h11 16:46Leicester
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16:30London3h35 20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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17:02London1h07 18:09Leicester
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17:30London2h20 19:50Leicester
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17:50London2h00 19:50Leicester
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18:35London1h21 19:56Leicester
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19:00London2h45 21:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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19:30London2h20 21:50Leicester
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19:50London2h00 21:50Leicester
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20:00London2h35 22:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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20:02London1h08 21:10Leicester
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20:05London1h17 21:22Leicester
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20:31London1h05 21:36Leicester
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21:00London2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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21:30London4h05 01:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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23:59London2h56 02:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
29 Sep
£105
£3Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£28
£3Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£39
£3Flixbus
Sat
2 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£33
£3Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£29
£3Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£25
£3Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£20
£3Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Fri
8 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Sun
10 Oct
£28
£3Flixbus
Mon
11 Oct
£25
£3Flixbus
Tue
12 Oct
£16
£3Flixbus
Wed
13 Oct
£21
£3Flixbus
Thu
14 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Fri
15 Oct
£25
£3Flixbus
Sat
16 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
Sun
17 Oct
£29
£3Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£25
£3Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£20
£3Flixbus

The fastest buses from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 30 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

2 h

Buses per day

35

Distance

143 km

Of the 35 buses that leave London for Leicester every day 34 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 but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 3 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 5 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.

Fastest
13:02London1h03 14:05Leicester
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£311One-way
2nd Fastest
11:32London1h04 12:36Leicester
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£311One-way
10:02London1h05 11:07Leicester
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£301One-way
08:03London1h05 09:08Leicester
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£301One-way
20:31London1h05 21:36Leicester
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£311One-way

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Coach Information from London to Leicester

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£3 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus

Coaches from London to Leicester cover the 89 miles (143 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 45 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 journey for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £3. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies

London to Leicester with National Express and FlixBus

Travel between London and Leicester from £3 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express
FlixBus

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between London and Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

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

    National Express is the main provider of coaches from London to Leicester and offers a daily service from the early hours of the morning until late at night. This is an affordable, direct coach service, with the quickest journeys taking just over two hours.  There are around  21 National Express coaches from London to Leicester each day, and all of them depart from London Victoria Coach Station. There are five stops between London and Leicester, including London Marble Arch, London Finchley Road and Milton Keynes Coachway.

    Which coach companies travel from London to Leicester?

    Buses from London to Leicester are operated by National Express. Coaches depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at St. Margaret's Bus Station in Leicester. On weekdays the first coach of the day departs at 6:30 a.m. arriving in Leicester at 9:15 a.m. The last coach of the day departs from Victoria Coach Station just before midnight.

    How long is the coach from London to Leicester?

    All National Express coaches from London go direct to St. Margaret's Bus Station in Leicester. The speediest journey time is two hours 20 minutes and the longest journey time is three hours 35 minutes.

    How many coaches are there from London to Leicester?

    There are at least 21 National Express coaches from London to Leicester each day of the week and all services are direct. Journey times can vary considerably, however. The first bus on Sundays leaves London at 2:00 a.m. and arrives in Leicester at 4:20 a.m. and the last Sunday coach leaves Victoria just before midnight. arriving in Leicester at shortly before 3:00 a.m.

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

    Departure bus station: All National Express coaches to Leicester depart from Victoria Coach Station, which is a modern passenger facility offering all essential amenities. Just some of the facilities offered at Victoria Coach Station include cafes, coffee shops, ATMs, charging points and payphones.

    Arrival bus station: National Express coaches arrive at Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station in the city centre. The bus station has a cafe, ticket office, toilets, and waiting areas. There is a taxi rank just outside the bus station for passengers requiring onward transfers, and local buses operate from St. Margaret's Bus Station or Haymarket Bus Station, which is just five minutes' walk away.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets from London to Leicester cost?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from London to Leicester for the next 7 days starting from £3  one way.
    What is the average cost of a coach from London to Leicester?
    The London to Leicester coach ticket price is on average £3  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance by coach from London to Leicester?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Leicester from London via coach to be approximately 89 miles (143 km).
    How long is the coach between London and Leicester?
    While the time it takes to travel 89 miles (143 km) to Leicester from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to Leicester is on average 1 h 45 min.
    When travelling by coach from London to Leicester, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in Leicester do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure coach station in London located? Where is the arrival coach station in Leicester located?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Leicester most often arrive at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from London to Leicester?
    For the best London to Leicester 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 from London to Leicester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When is the earliest coach from London to Leicester? When is the last coach from London to Leicester?
    The first London to Leicester coach departs at 06: 30   and the last coach from London to Leicester leaves at 15: 30. Check out the most up-to-date London to Leicester coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I book London Leicester coach tickets to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy coach tickets between London and Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £3 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Leicester a few months in advance.