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.
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1 h 3 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||89 miles (143 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£3 (€4)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station most frequently for this route.
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.
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