Cheap bus tickets from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Cheapest

£7

Average

£12

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 £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
23:59London2h56 02:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:30London2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£91One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:00London2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£91One-way
16:30London3h35 20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£111One-way
12:30London2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£111One-way

Bus Timetable London to Leicester

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06:30London2h45 09:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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08:30London2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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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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12:30London2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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14:00London2h20 16:20Leicester
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14:20London2h00 16:20Leicester
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14:30London3h00 17:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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16:30London3h35 20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:00London2h20 20:20Leicester
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18:20London2h00 20:20Leicester
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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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21:00London2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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23:59London2h56 02:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Wed
19 Jan
£28East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
20 Jan
£28East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
21 Jan
£33East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
£39East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
24 Jan
£28East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
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£3Flixbus
Wed
26 Jan
£21East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£28East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£20East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£24East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£28East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£21East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus

Bus times from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 33 m

Buses per day

19

Distance

143 km

Of the 19 buses that leave London for Leicester every day 19 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 33 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 35 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
14:20London2h00 16:20Leicester
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£111One-way
Fastest
18:20London2h00 20:20Leicester
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£141One-way
Fastest
11:20London2h00 13:20Leicester
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£111One-way
Fastest
19:50London2h00 21:50Leicester
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£111One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00London2h20 13:20Leicester
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£111One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Leicester

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 50 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 route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £3, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus London to Leicester

Find the best coaches between London and Leicester with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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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 from London to Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from London to Leicester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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

    What is the price of the cheapest coach from London to Leicester?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Leicester from London for as little as £3  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Leicester on average?

    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from London to Leicester is £3  one way.

    What is the distance from London to Leicester by coach?

    The London to Leicester coach distance is approximately 89 miles (143 km).

    How many hours does it take from London to Leicester by coach?

    The coach time to Leicester from London is on average 1 h 50 min  for the 89 miles (143 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the London to Leicester coach leave from? Which Leicester coach station do I come into from London?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 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 0.1 miles (211 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

    What coach companies go from London to Leicester?

    For the best London to Leicester coach to purchase, 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.

    Are there any direct coaches to Leicester from London?

    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from London to Leicester on Omio with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.

    When can I take the first coach from London to Leicester? When can I take the last coach for the day?

    The earliest coach for this journey departs from London at 12: 30. The last coach leaves from London at 20: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from London to Leicester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I buy a coach ticket from London to Leicester to get the best deals?

    If you buy London to Leicester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £3. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between London and Leicester. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.