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Of the 21 bus that leave London for Leicester every day 21 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 143 km distance in an average of 2h 52m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2h 20m .
The slowest bus will take 3h 35m 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Leicester will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 46 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£7|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Leicester|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
All buses from London to Leicester are provided by National Express coaches. There are a number of services running between the two cities daily, with buses starting at around 6:00 a.m. Buses leave every 20 minutes to one hour and the last bus departs just before midnight. Some services run direct, whereas others have one change. Direct services last around two and a half hours, and services with one change can take up to four and a half hours.
Departure Stations: Buses to Leicester depart from London Victoria and Sutton station. Sutton railway station is several miles to the south of London, and can be reached by car or train. Victoria station is in the city centre and is well-connected by tube and bus lines.
Arrival Station: Leicester St. Margaret's bus station Buses from London arrive at Leicester St. Margaret's bus station on Gravel Street. It is a 15 minute walk from the city's train station and De Montfort University and is well served by local bus routes.